Bridget Cantu Wear was the founder of the
Pt. Loma Concert Series and played an active role in supporting
arts and culture, education and programs that benefit children.
Ms. Cantu Wear grew up in the Imperial Valley and is the
granddaughter of Col. Esteban Cantu, Governor of Baja California
(1915-1920). She graduated with a B.A. in Art History from
Yale University in 1981.
As a staff member and Development Department Associate of
the Old Globe Theatre for 17 year, Ms. Cantu Wear assisted
with two major Capital
Campaigns to re-build the Festival Stage and Administrative
Offices/Copley Plaza as well as numerous annual campaigns
and special events.
Ms. Cantu Wear was the Committee Chair for Cub Scout Pack
546 for 5 years. In addition she served as a member of the
Sunset View Foundation, Dana Association and recently co-chaired
the Correia Middle School Site Governance Team.
In 2001, Ms. Cantu Wear founded the Pt Loma Concert Series
and continues her volunteer service in raising funds. Following
9/11 Ms. Cantu Wear co-chaired the 9/11 photo exhibit "here
is new york" in the Gaslamp District in Downtown San
As a member of the Pt Loma Little League she has chaired
fundraising events to construct a new Viewing Terrace. For
the past year Ms. Cantu Wear has been active in Makua, the
auxillary for the Children's Home Society.
Ms. Cantu Wear currently serves as Chair of High Tech Middle
School Community Events Committee and Co-Chairs with her
husband Byron Wear, the $4 Million Capital Campaign to
expand the Peninsula Family YMCA.
Working to improve the quality of arts, culture and education
in the community at all levels continues to be a priority
for Bridget Cantu Wear.