Christopher Brandon Bird was born in Sacramento, California, on June 29, 1975, and passed away in San Antonio, Texas, on June 1, 2012. Brandon was raised in Placerville and attended Charles Brown and Herbert Green elementary schools, graduating from Ponderosa High School in 1993. He most recently resided in Venice, California, and worked as a DSL Technician for AT&T. His great passions in life were biking, hiking, running, and computer technology. He competed in several triathlons and marathons, and had just returned from Japan where he successfully hiked over 800 miles on the island of Shikoku.
Brandon is survived by his parents, Barry and Sandy Bird; brother, Jason Bird; grandmother, Jean Bird; aunts and uncles, Greg and Brenda Post, Joe and Christine Mearse, and Rex and Penny Hocking; cousins, Justin Post, Jeffrey Hocking, Carrie Foster, and Andrew and Sean Butts.
At Brandon’s request, there will be no formal service. Brandon’s family would like to convey their heartfelt appreciation to all who have offered their condolences and support.