Living a life devoted to philanthropy, Barry Furtado ’71 died on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. He graduated from St. Martin of Tours, Bellarmine College Preparatory, and SCU. Barry was a Volunteer Division Director for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1980s, devoting his time to granting wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. He also started an outdoor Christmas tree tradition on Mulberry Lane and the surrounding neighborhood. The tradition continues. He leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Linda Patellaro Furtado, and extended family.

28 Sep 2021