Brian Baylis Obituary

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In Memory of

Brian Baylis

March 11, 1953 - February 20, 2016
Obituary

R. Brian Baylis passed away peacefully with family at his side, Saturday, February 20, 2016. He is survived by his parents, Janice and Richard Baylis, his two brothers, Brad and Allen, and his half-sister, Susan Patton. A true artist and craftsman, Brian made beautiful and unique custom bicycle frames known the around the world. He was also a rising star in the field of hand crafted knives. Brian had a passion for cycling and cars. In his younger years, Brian was a member of the Boy Scouts, achieving the rank of Life Scout, and graduated from Edison High School in Huntington Beach. Ever the fan of Frank Zappa, Brian was a fierce...
R. Brian Baylis passed away peacefully with family at his side, Saturday, February 20, 2016. He is survived by his parents, Janice and Richard Baylis, his two brothers, Brad and Allen, and his half-sister, Susan Patton. A true artist and craftsman, Brian made beautiful and unique custom bicycle frames known the around the world. He was also a rising star in the field of hand crafted knives. Brian had a passion for cycling and cars. In his younger years, Brian was a member of the Boy Scouts, achieving the rank of Life Scout, and graduated from Edison High School in Huntington Beach. Ever the fan of Frank Zappa, Brian was a fierce drummer and played in a local band, Cold Duck. With a joy for friendly competition, Brian was an accomplished armature cyclist, winning races and even completing the Mt. Baldy climb on more than one ride. Photo by Chris Wimpey




















Arrangements under the direction of Funeraria Del Angel Humphrey, Chula Vista, CA.

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"Brian painted two bikes of mine, so his memory will live on with my bikes. He was a very cool guy and a talented frame builder and painter. I'll miss him..." Bob Wittenborn (National City, CA)

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