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Johary Andres Quesada Chaves

February 24, 1982 ~ August 14, 2018 (age 36)

Johary Andres Quesada Chaves was born in Puntarenas, Costa Rica to Maria Yanory Chaves Barboza and Johnny Quesada Veliz .  Johary relocated to Monterey in October 2015.  He was an accomplished surfer and considered a champion bodyboarder in Costa Rica, specifically known for his wisdom of the ocean, agility and acrobatics in the waves .  His love for his family and friends will be extremely missed around the world.  He always worked hard and lived life to the fullest.  His love for God, strength in life’s journey and beautiful smile will live on forever.  Te amamos para siempre~ We will love you forever! 

Johary is survived by his wife Sarah Brutzman, his daughters Mariah Valentina and Jimena Quesada Brenes, his sons Johary Quesada Brenes and Dariel Quesada Brenes, his mother Yanory Barboza, his father Johnny Quesada and his brother Alexander Quesada Chaves.  He is also survived by a large extended family in Costa Rica. 

There is a special intentions  mass honoring Johary’s life on Sunday, August 24 at San Carlos Cathedral at 10:30.  A memorial Paddle-out and celebration of life will be at a later date. 


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