Alex Samuel Holbrook, a student in the College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences, died April 26, 2009, in Flagstaff, Ariz. He was 20.

Mr. Holbrook enjoyed sports, the outdoors and playing his guitar.

He is survived by his mother, Patricia Holbrook, and her companion J.B. Jordan of Prescott; his father, John W. Holbrook, and stepmom Sandra L. Holbrook of Peoria; his brother Jacob G. Holbrook of Flagstaff, Ariz.; stepsisters Samantha and Lauren; stepbrother Tommy; grandparents Ronald and Shelba Reynolds; aunts and uncles Dawn and Bryce Gerhart, Heather Reynolds and Art Ranger, Kim Kemp, Janet Bennette, Janie and Harold Bhudy; and nieces and nephews Rachel, Aaron, Nicholas, Kristina, Jordan, Art Jr., Lindsay and Molly.

Alex was preceded in death by grandmothers, Effie Hardy and Betty Scott; grandfather William H. Holbrook; and uncles Mitch Reynolds, Mike Kemp and Jeff Holbrook.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Alex Holbrook Scholarship Fund, c/o Bank of the West, 13275 E. Central Avenue, Mayer, AZ 86333.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with final arrangements. Log on to ruffnerwakelin.comto view and sign the guestbook.