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Warren Barlow Smith

March 20, 2012

Warren Barlow Smith 85, 7/17/26 - 2/4/12, Calistoga, CA
Warren passed away peacefully in Napa Valley on Feb. 4th 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Florence and Mumford Smith, his brother, Stanley Smith and his beloved wife, Jeanne McCaffrey Smith. He is survived by his three children and their spouses, Barr and Ann Smith of Calistoga, CA, Sarah and Frank Oxarart of Tracy, CA and Nancy Smith of Ventura. Warren is also survived by three grandchildren, Alyssa Smith of Benicia, Zachary Smith of Durango, Co and Dillon Mansell of Ventura.
Warren, born in Los Angeles and raised in South Pasadena, graduated from Occidental College in 1949 after serving in World War II. In 1951 he started work with the Upjohn Company where he retired from 37 years later. In 1952 he and Jeanne married.  Warren and Jeanne raised their family in Newport Beach where they loved to take their boat to Catalina with their children. In 1994, they along with Barr and Ann, moved to Calistoga to pursue their dream of owning a vineyard. Warren and Jeanne, when not traveling (Seabourn cruising was a favorite) lived in Calistoga helping to develop Barlow Vineyards until their deaths.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Newport Beach on May 19th 2:00pm at NHYC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Napa Valley Hospice, Wounded Warriors or a charity of your choice.

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