Bradford Steven Wilbur of Maricopa, AZ passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 29, 2021. He was born on December 11, 1964, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ.
He graduated from Camelback High School in 1982. He attended Scottsdale Community College, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
He graduated from Arizona State University in 1988. He continued his training at the Actors International in North Hollywood, CA, South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, CA, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pasadena, CA.
He loved to sing and play the guitar. He performed in numerous stage productions. In the years of 2004 through 2007 Bradford secured a job as an English professor at Ansan College Language Institute in Ansan, South Korea.
Upon returning to the United States he went on to become an IT Technician. He founded Red Mountain Networks, LLC Technical Service in 2020.
Bradford was a wonderful writer. He wrote beautiful poems and many stage plays.
Our hearts are broken; however, we know he is in paradise with the Lord.
Bradford is survived by his mother Nancy M. Smith, his brother James B. Wilbur, & two nephews Matthew & Christian Wilbur, his God Mother Ida Rebecca Romero, Grandmother Dorothy Wilbur, Aunts Pamela Buschbacher (Frank) & Danita Geyer (Dayne), Uncles Noel (Shelly) Wilbur & John Wilbur (Jean). He also leaves behind many cousins whom he loved: Carole Borrego (Aaron) & family, Cynthia Brutchey (Michael), Rebecca Lynn Garner, Eric Garner (Dawn), Christopher Louthan (Kim), David Hafner & Nancy Norris.
He was preceded in death by his father James D. Wilbur & his stepfather Donald P. Smith. Grandparents Aumberto & Elinor Romero & his Grandfather John Wilbur.
Mass will be held in Bradford’s honor on February 27, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 18700 N. St Gabriel Way, Maricopa, AZ 85138. Seating is limited to 25 people due to COVID. The service will be live-streamed the live stream link is: https://www.facebook.com/ourladyofgracecatholicaz/live/