Andrew B. Simmons passed away Sunday, June 16 at the young age of 48.

Andrew loved his home in Humboldt County, and spent his adult life here. He was raised in Rhode Island spending his younger life there, until he made a journey across America to Humboldt County when he was 18. He was always beaming with life, laughter and love. His spirit lives on through his loving family and his incredible number of friends.

In his life, he was loved dearly by his wife, Tanya “Ginger” Simmons, his mother Karen Beaton, Father George Simmons, stepmother Pat Gunning, sister Laura Simmons, and many, many more.

Please join us in a celebration of Andrew’s life on Saturday, June 29 at the Redwood Lounge in Redwood Park, Arcata from 1-4 pm. Please email with any questions —


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