OAKLAND (KRON) — The devastating Oakland warehouse fire took the life of David Cline, an alumnus of the University of California at Berkeley.

The 35-year-old lived in Oakland but was originally from Santa Monica.

He graduated from UC Berkeley with a bachelor’s degrees in cognitive science and computer science.

“We just received word that my brother David Cline passed away in the Oakland Fire. To all of you, thank you. Thank you for your kindness, help and love. To David, we love you. You will be with us always,” Cline’s brother, Neil Cline, wrote on Facebook.

Family Statement:My brother, David Riley Cline, passed away in the Oakland Fire. He and his friend Griffin Madden attended the event together that night and were not residents of Ghostship.David was an incredible man, an amazing brother, a perfect son and an inspiring friend to everyone who was fortunate enough to have him in their lives. He recently graduated from UC Berkeley with a double major in Cognitive Science and Computer Science, and was a ferociously brilliant student and impossibly bright mind. Everyone who ever met David knows that his smile and his presence changed every person that was lucky enough to feel his warmth and light. He was kind, open, non-judgemental and excited about life and people.David we love you. Forever.