Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dean Martin Buttress, BHS '74 Passed Away Feb 25, 2017

Sad news.... yesterday, Renee Michel posted on Facebook:
I have just heard that Dean Buttress has passed away. My condolences to his family. I went to Benjamin Franklin Elementary with him and all the way to high school. He was a great guy. Too young, too young to pass.

Dean's daughter, Sarah Ella Buttress, wrote:

Please keep the Buttress family in your thoughts and prayers.

Nadine Aguirre Lujan
So sad. I remember him. RIP

Lydia Ambrose
Sorry to hear 😥

Mike Donathan
So Sad. Knew Dean for over 50 years.

Anita Page
So sorry to hear. RIP.

Ron Thompson
Very sad to hear. His parents (Hal & Emmy) were family friends. His dad past at an early age too, as I recall. Condolences to the rest of Dean's family.

Kathy Barnfather Van Hoorelbeke
Aw so sad he lived by my grandparents on catalina

Pat Bushman
My condolences to his family.

Vicki Herrin Fields
So sad. He was a nice kid. He was way too young to pass. This picture sure brings back memories. Good old Ben Franklin.

Dianne Postal-Simmons
As I say don't wait for tomorrow start living today .. with the one u love ❤️

Maggi Doyle Solso
So sad...sending love and condolences to his family.

Carol Forrand Tallakson
Such a great guy, loved in my neighborhood, on Catalina, went to school with him... prayers go out to his family ... so sad to hear of his passing😢

Peter Costas
RIP my friend


  1. Dona Bilyeu-DittmanMarch 1, 2017 at 8:37 AM

    I am so sad at the lost.

  2. Corey FredricksonMarch 1, 2017 at 9:47 AM

    Lots of good memories playing football at BHS with him... My prayers go out to his family