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Memorial Created By
Audrey Hanneman

Steve Wood (friends)

December 10, 1966 - October 23, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Steve Wood. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Steve Wood. To describe his spirit is to say he was one. Steve vibrated on a higher level. He was pure joy. He beamed. Steve had an energy that could just draw people in, and in no time at all they would be sharing their deepest...  see more
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  • Tanya Nolan
    I am heartbroken to see this news - Steve and I were texting just a few days before he passed. Such a beautiful man - I am so grateful for all of the times we spent together - talking about art, love, life. He had an amazing connection to the body and...  more
  • Geeta Novotny
    Geeta Novotny added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Geeta Novotny
    Dearest Steve, you are extraordinarily loved and deeply missed. We celebrate you today on your birthday. You passed on too soon, but know we celebrate you and think of you every day.

    I wanted to save these words for Steve's birthday to celebrate the...  more
  • Audrey Hanneman
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    Jennifer put together a lovely video of Steve's day at Wattle's Park
  • Maya Elkins
    Steve was such a special person and to know him was a true gift. Steve helped so many of us tap into our physical and emotional strength. He was infinitely wise, kind and hilarious and he had the most beautiful laugh!

    I miss him so much, and I wrote...  more
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    • Maya Elkins
      Pris White Maya, what a beautiful tribute to Steve. Gorgeous song for my gorgeous brother. Could you please share this on our friends and family official memorial site, as well? We'd be so honored - thanks! https://www.gatheringus.com/memorial/steve-wood/5549
    • Maya Elkins
      Maya Elkins I would be honored to share. Your brother was such a kind and loving person, and I'm so lucky to have been his friend.
      • November 2, 2020
  • Michelle Harkins
    Michelle Harkins added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Michelle Harkins
    Michelle Harkins added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Audrey Hanneman
    Audrey Hanneman added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Audrey Hanneman
    Audrey Hanneman added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Audrey Hanneman
    Audrey Hanneman added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Michelle Harkins
    Michelle Harkins added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Michelle Harkins
    My heartache is overwhelming. I can’t possibly distill a 50 year old friendship that was cut too short into a single paragraph.
    I met Steve in preschool. The teacher was holding up his bumble bee picture he colored remarking on his talent and his...  more
  • Jan Hohenstein
  • Jan Hohenstein
    Words to follow.
  • Shaz Bennett
    Shaz Bennett added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood (friends) :
  • Shaz Bennett
    Like so many of you, I'm so heartbroken to hear this news. Steve was so important to us. I can't even wrap my head around this. Mi amor Jean-Pierre wrote this about Steve and he's far more eloquent than I in these painful times. I thought I'd share it...  more
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    • Shaz Bennett
      Shaz Bennett I feel you! I don't know too much more. I think everyone is reeling from the news. I believe Lupo is safe and has many admirers should a home be needed. sending big hugs!
      • October 29, 2020
    • Shaz Bennett
      Pris White Hi there - this is Priscilla, Steve's sister. Lupo is safe and re-homed with a friend of Steve's. We are still working to find out more. We (the family) have a memorial site set up, and would LOVE for your beautiful words and photos/memories to be...  see more
    • Shaz Bennett
      Shaz Bennett Sending you and your family so much love and light! We loved your brother so much.
    • Shaz Bennett
      Pris White I would love to meet you when we come to LA. Hoping it will be next week or so.
    • Shaz Bennett
      Shaz Bennett please do reach out ! would love to meet you too.
      • October 29, 2020
  • Amira Temple
    I knew Steve before I ever met him. Through my Aunt, Katierose Enriquez, Steve provided me with an essay of all the things he felt I had to do while in Rome...I had been expecting just a restaurant suggestion or two. I read the whole thing, took his...  more
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    • Amira Temple
      Pris White Amira, I just read your post out loud to my parents (Steve's mom and dad) and it made us cry happy tears. Thank you for sharing this story!
      • October 29, 2020
  • Cathy Binger
    I knew Steve through one of his dearest friends, Michelle Harkins, and I was always thrilled to see him when he came to Albuquerque. The first time I met Steve at Michelle's house, his outrageousness, frankness, potty mouth, and infectious laugh had me...  more
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    • Cathy Binger
      Pris White Cathy, Thank you for sharing this. LOVE your words: "Steve didn't just embrace life - he squeezed it so hard it had no choice but to squeal a little and succumb to his wishes. " Yes, he made life his b!+ch, for sure!
      • October 29, 2020
  • Kristin Johnson
    I, like the rest of us, am heartbroken and in shock. As well as a friend, Steve was one of my absolute favorite teachers. This photo is a quick shot I snuck in during one of our zoom classes. I was thrilled to continue to learn from him while on the...  more
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    • Kristin Johnson
      Jennifer Fitzgerald My condolences to you...I was a friend and student too. I had no idea he was sick. Do we know the cause? I am absolutely heartbroken. I would've helped in any possible way. This is just a nightmare.
      • October 27, 2020
    • Kristin Johnson
      Pris White Kristin, Thank you for sharing this. We def feel the LOVE LOVE LOVE.
      • October 29, 2020
  • Barry Dale  Johnson
    Steve brightened my morning first thing for years with Pilates and was always pure sunshine. We had so many laughs together and a unforgettable adventure rafting the Kern River. He always put a smile on my face.
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    • Barry Dale  Johnson
      Pris White Barry, Thank you for posting this - love this photo of Steve doing his favorite thing- adventuring and living life to the fullest.
      • October 29, 2020
  • Maggie Montgomery
    I will remember your laugh and smile forever. Love you, friend.
  • Jeff Hallstead
    I have so many great memories of fun times and real talk with my friend Steve, from LA to Rome. My deepest condolences to his family and to the many other friends who will miss him dearly.

    Jeff
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    • Jeff Hallstead
      Pris White Jeff, Thank you for sharing this. We feel your love all the way in Texas.
      • October 29, 2020
  • Jennifer Fitzgerald
    I am absolutely devastated. Steve, you are so loved and so needed in this world. You were a ray of light in my life and the lives of so many others. My deepest condolences to your family and those closest to you. May your beautiful smile be the memory...  more
  • Cassi Pires
    My heart breaks for everyone who knew Steve, especially his family, closest friends and Katie & Alex Enriquez. We know Steve through the latter couple and have the fondest of memories of him and his dog, Lupo. What a sweet, funny and wise man! I'm so...  more
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    • Cassi Pires
      Pris White Cassi, Thank you - these posts are definitely helping us through a very difficult time.
  • Pris White
    Hi, Everyone, This is Priscilla White, Steve's sister. From Steve's family:

    None of us were expecting the sudden death of our beautiful soul and dearly loved son, Steve Wood. While we are shocked and filled with grief, we know Heaven just got a lot more...  more
  • Kim Webb
  • Katierose Donohue Enriquez
  • Jennifarre Davis
    Jennifarre Davis added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood:
  • Audrey Hanneman
    Audrey Hanneman added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Steve Wood:
    Happy (Late) Birthday!  Jan 29, 2020