Attilio Joseph Bazzani
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Attilio Joseph Bazzani
  • July 21, 1926 - December 16, 2017
  • Grass Valley, California

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Til "Poppy" Bazzani, 91, died peacefully on December 16, 2017 in Grass Valley, CA. Married to Dixie for 66 years until her passing in 2014. Survived by his children, Michael (Pam), Janice (Charlie) and Steve (Bobbi). Beloved Grandfather of Matthew (Marcy), Aimee (Jesus), Kelly, John (Elise), Nicole, Lindsey, Aaron and Haley. Cherished Great Grandfather of Noah, Antonia, Miabella, Joaquin, Lucy and Odella. He was loved and respected and will be missed by many other family members and friends.

Born in Bagolino, Italy. U. S. Coast Guard veteran serving in the Philippines. Attilio was a partner in the San Mateo County Scavenger Co. and was actively involved in St. Matthew's Catholic Parish. Once a Chicago Cubs catcher, his passions included baseball, golf, coaching youth baseball, poker club, cribbage and Italian "green thumb" gardening. He vacationed and later lived in Blairsden-Graeagle, where he marshaled at Plumas Pines Golf Course. Til loved his family and embraced their many friends, threw classic parties on 16th Avenue and enjoyed a good cigar. Every person who met or knew him was a better person for it.