I assume you have heard about Austin Bice, the 22-year-old member of 35 who was found dead in Spain.  His memorial service will be held this Sunday in Enciniats.  The link to his obituary follows:

A Masonic service will be included and I and other brothers are hoping for a strong Masonic turnout.


Randy Brill

Randy Brill

General Secretary

Scottish Rite Valley of San Diego

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Austin Bice Called From Labor

BICE, AUSTIN TAYLOR DECEMBER 30, 1988 to MARCH 8, 2011 Austin Bice was born in La Jolla, CA, and spent his first eight months living in Del Mar before moving to Granite Bay, CA. At age 9, Austin moved back to Del Mar eventually attending Torrey Pines High School. He was so proud to be a Falcon. Austin continued his studies at San Diego State University. While on a study abroad program Austin's life came to a tragic end in Madrid Spain. Austin is survived by his parents, Larry and Pam Bice of Carlsbad, sister Alyssa and husband Shayne Nelson of Sacramento, sister Ashley and husband Brandon Jantz of Temecula and Grandmother Olga Bice of Glendale, AZ. He is also survived by two nieces Madison and Payton Jantz and loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Memorial services will be held Sunday, March 20 at 1:00 p.m. at San Dieguito United Methodist Church, 170 Calle Magdalena in Encinitas, California. An Austin Bice Memorial Trust has been established. The trust will fund a scholarship in Austin's name. In addition, Austin was very proud of his country and had deep respect for the men and women who serve to protect his country so a portion of the trust will be used to aid those who serve or have served. Donations to the Austin Bice Memorial Trust may be made in person or by mail to any Bank of America branch in San Diego County or online at