Patterson brothers, Robert, Raymond, and Ronald

Good-humored brother trio originally from Honolulu, Hawaii; the Pattersons moved to Southern California as teenagers in the 1950s and served for decades as live-in ambassadors of the casual, beachboy-influenced surfing lifestyle. All three spent much of their adult lives in the Dana Point/Laguna Beach area, working at the Hobie Surfboards factory.

Oldest brother Robert "Flea" Patterson was born in 1934, and moved in 1952 to Santa Monica, California, where he lived with hotdogging ace Mickey ...