Dana William Benedict
June 10, 1960 to Dec. 30, 2013
A celebration of life for former Boulder Creek resident Dana William Benedict will be held in Lake Tahoe in late January. He died in South Lake Tahoe at the age of 63.
Mr. Benedict was born in Willlows and lived in Boulder Creek. He was a San Lorenzo Valley High School graduate and the son of district superintendent Joseph Benedict who died in April.
Mr. Benedict enjoyed camping, fishing, life in the high Sierra mountains, the Oregon Ducks, the Grateful Dead, his family, work, snowmobiling and attending athletic events his children participated in.
He is survived by his wife Michelle Blue-Benedict of South Lake Tahoe; children Sarah Benedict of South Lake Tahoe and Eugene Ore. and Todd Benedict of South Lake Tahoe; siblings Kent Benedict and wife Paula of Aptos, Barbara Kimball and husband Spencer of Soquel, and Carolyn Baird and husband Charlie of Rio Del Mar and Colorado Springs, Colo.; and 14 nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Kathryn Kent Benedict.
A celebration of life will take place from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25 at Lake Tahoe Golf Course, 2500 Emerald Bay Road in South Lake Tahoe.