Malibu Community Member Sandy Banducci Passes Away at 76

Here seen with her husband, Russ. Image from Marielle Banducci

Here seen with her husband, Russ. Image from Marielle Banducci

Best known for her work and dedication for Malibu Youth Sports, Sandy Banducci has passed away on July 3rd. She was known by many generations of families and their children through Malibu High School. Sandy has a reputation as a friendly face at the Malibu Youth Sports Program. According to Malibu Times, she was awarded with the Malibu Dolphin Award in 1992. She was well-known throughout the community and deeply touched many Malibuites with her work that spanned over many years. Sandy will be remembered through her husband, her children, and her grandchildren. While her passing is a great loss for the community, her work for the Malibu Youth Sports will leave a permanent mark. 

Sandy connected with many of the kids and families who she supported in her career. She was the heart and soul of the Malibu Youth Sports Program. The city council honored her memory at one of their meetings on July 8th.  This included words from members of the city government sharing their experiences while working with Sandy Banducci. She will be deeply missed by the Malibu community and her impact will never be forgotten. MM

Holly Bieler