Matthew Abbate of Honolulu, Hawaii was born September 10, 1984 in San Francisco, CA. He attended Buchanan High School in Clovis, CA and graduated in 2002 from Sierra Charter High School in Fresno, CA.
His love of life "exceeded the tolerance of others, including parents and teachers." Eric Busse, friend.
"Matt easily sparked all of us with lots of energy and charisma that would sweeten anyone's heart that knew him." Susan Rosendo, friend.
He was "like a brother and a great friend to me. We hold great memories of you in our hearts." Stacey, friend.