July 20, 1979 – November 9, 2018
Benjamin Foraker, born July 20, 1979 and originally from Santa Cruz, California passed away on November 9, 2018. He was 39 years old.
Ben was a loving, sensitive person who loved landscaping and creating beautiful waterscapes. He enjoyed his cats and was a loyal friend to many. One of his greatest joys came from an unexpected newfound love for horses that he discovered while working at Rock-a-Bye Ranch in Gardnerville, Nevada.
Ben was a fierce advocate for persons with addiction and loss in their lives. He helped many who had encountered misfortune and had an amazing gift of compassion.
He is survived by his mother Mary, father Joseph, and brother Jake
He will be missed be his many aunts, uncles, and cousins including Rod & Anita Eck, Carl & Julia Eck, Lisa & Charlie McCloskey, Marty Eck, and Marianne and Steve Eisele.
A memorial service celebrating Ben’s life and extraordinary spirit will be held in Lake Tahoe. Date, Time, location may be accessed on his memorial link: