Sandra Ann Sandy' Birmingham-Kradle April 16, 1956 - September 1, 2017 Rancho Bernardo We are honored to celebrate the life and the beautiful living spirit of our dear lovely, Sandy. Being around Sandy was a joy. Those who knew her best will know that she had a relentless spirit, a radiant personality and an infectious laugh. Sandy led a life filled with fearless adventure, be it white water rafting, skiing black diamonds, zip-lining, biking mountain trails or running a full marathon. She loved to travel and enjoyed seeing the world. A passionate admirer and advocate of the arts, Sandy's social calendar was packed with Broadway musicals and plays, concerts in the parks within her community and live theatre performances. At home, Sandy excelled at entertaining and hosting dinner parties. She enjoyed bringing friends and family together for a memorable time sharing good food and wine. She took joy in tending her garden, was a talented seamstress, and enjoyed reading books.Sandy, with fierce determination, bravely fought Multiple Myeloma for nine years. A devoted mother, Sandy gave everything she could to ensure her son, Matthew, felt love in a safe and warm home. She was very proud of him.Sandy grew up in Moorhead, MN, one of six children born to Jean and Don Birmingham. She attended Moorhead State University and moved to California after graduation. She had a successful career as a sales and marketing professional. She is survived by her parents; son, Matthew; siblings, Katherine Birmingham-Bjorndahl, Rebecca Birmingham-Hakk and Daniel, Michael and Chris Birmingham; and fiance, Michael Jenkins. We will all miss her. Heaven has a new angel. The family will have a celebration of her life, Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 11:00am - 1:00pm, at the Orfila Vineyards and Winery in Escondido, CA. Friends interested in attending the celebration are asked to RSVP by calling 858-382-7688 or 858-705-4002. Please sign the guest book online at legacy.com/obituaries/ pomeradonews .
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