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Randy Jay Harris

September 13th, 1957 - June 3rd, 2024


9/13/57 – 6/9/24

Randy peacefully passed away in Ventura on June 9th at the age of 66 due to Frontal Temporal Dementia.


Randy was born in Conrad, Montana. Most of his young life he lived in Nokomis, Ill then the family moved to Goleta in 1970.

He graduated from Dos Pueblos High School. Then went on to Florida and graduated from  American Motorcycle Institute. . He owned a home in San Rogue and worked for Kawasaki Motorcycle shop. from there he worked for Milpas Rental for 28 years.

He volunteered in the community helping build the playground at Alameda Park along with Montessori School plus others. Randy also coached for his son’s Hockey team. He loved taking his son Max and his friends motorcycle riding in the Santa Paula Hills.   


His family nicknamed him “Randy Dandy” and yes, he was a dandy most of his life. He will be deeply missed by family members. Randy is survived by his son Max, his Mom and Step Dad, Roger and his devoted Mom Jackie Vanderlaan, brother Alan Harris and sisters, Crystal Schell and Lisa Burke who were always there during his Dementia. 


Our appreciation to Chris Donati, Randy’s Conservator for his on-going support.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Please donate in Randy’s name to Alzheimer's Association 1528 Chapala St .# 204, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


We Entrusted Randy Harris's Care To

McDermott-Crockett & Associates Mortuary

McDermott-Crockett & Associates Mortuary

Established in 1906, McDermott-Crockett Mortuary is Santa Barbara's oldest operating funeral home. It is housed in a historic chapel built in 1875, just younger than the Old Mission Santa Barbara. With over 118 years of dedicated service to the community, our mortuary is committed to providing full-service premier funeral care. Our compassionate and Spanish-speaking staff ensures effective communication and support during challenging times. McDermott-Crockett Mortuary caters to diverse cultural needs, offering multicultural funerals and preparation areas for incense burning, ritual washing, and a Tahara room. For those of the Jewish faith, we can arrange for a shomer.

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