Ellen Louise Marcus: 1925-2013

Washington Insider

Ellen had three qualities in particular that allowed her to move in the highest circles of power in Washington. Read story.

Joe Burke: 1949-2013


Joe Burke’s Isla Vista Surf Company introduced countless UCSB students to the life-changing pursuit of waves. Read story.

Eric Cole Kitchen: 1950-2013


Often, the most enchanting of us arrive in the most complex of packages. Read story.

Myrna Price and Sidney Price

Each of my parents was so beautifully unique and special. Read story.

Glenn Adwin Montague: 1927-2013

Choral Director

I will always be haunted by the sound — the flawless choral sound, and intense spiritual impact — of a Glenn Montague choir. Read story.

Debra “Dee” Weyermann: 1954-2013


Dee Weyermann had just bagged another big story, and the copy desk was going to be working overtime tonight. Read story.

Vaughn E. Greditzer: 1920-2013


Some people are born into this world quietly, serenely, and others burst into it with incredible presence. Read story.

Jimmy McLeod: 1934-2013

Engineer, Soccer Player, Laird of the Wine Country

Most mornings for the past decade would find Jimmy McLeod seated at the big table inside the Vices & Spices coffee shop, engaged in lively conversation with anybody and everybody gathered around him and his wife, Elinor. Read story.

Lily Rossi: 1942 - 2013

Former Santa Barbara City Clerk

Many words come to mind in thinking about Lily Rossi: warm, caring, friend, strong work ethic, sense of humor, honest, thorough, and professional. Read story.

Jim McCoy: 1931-2013

Owner of McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

McCoy was a big bear of a guy who was welcoming to all who came in and around his life. Read story.

Fred ‘Squally’ Garrett Jr.: 1963-2013


My uncle was a true gentleman. There are very few people left in the world like him. Read story.

Owen Woollis: 1951-2013

Nutritionist, Surfer, Philosopher

Many longtime Santa Barbarans will remember Owen as the owner of The Santa Barbara Nutrition Center, located at 15 East Figueroa Street. Read story.

Fred Benko: 1939-2013

Captain of the Condor Express, Founder of Sea Landing

The legendary captain of the Condor Express died this week. Read story.

Robert E. Kallman: 1925-2013

Former County Supervisor, Served in Administrations of Three U.S. Presidents

One of the most important community leaders in the second half of the 20th Century, a member of the 'Greatest Generation,' has passed. Read story.

Nevill Cramer: 1922-2013

Educator, Writer, Advocate

He served as president of four nonprofit boards, but his heart and soul were always in his hands-on volunteer work, which totaled 9,000 hours plus. Read story. publishes Death Notices, with Service information, at no charge. They appear online and in our Thursday newspaper. Extended Obituaries are also available for a nominal fee.

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Ann Frances Winters

Ann Frances Winters, born in England on Feb 6th 1953 passed away Sunday March 9, 2014. She ... Read

Charles "Chuck" Rao

11/1950 -3/2014 Charles "Chuck" Rao passed away in Santa Barbara, CA on March 31st, 2014 after battling ... Read

Dorothy Clements Spence Mitchum

Dorothy Clements Spence Mitchum, a daughter of William Lemuel Spence and Ina Clements Spence, born in Camden, ... Read

Elizabeth R. Kronen

KRONEN, Elizabeth R.; of Santa Barbara; died April 9, 2014 (Born: 07/14/1925); she was 88. Services Pending. ... Read

Daniel William "Stoney" Stonecipher

Born in Oakland, California to Maxine and William Stonecipher, the family relocated to Newark, Delaware thereafter where ... Read

Peter Meijes Tiersma

TIERSMA, Peter Meijes; of Goleta; died April 13, 2014; he was 61. Private service pending. Arrangements by ... Read

Mildred Edith Lowe

LOWE, Mildred Edith; of Horse Creek CA, formerly of Goleta; died April 9, 2014; she was 103; ... Read

Mary Grace Canfield

Mary Grace Canfield, veteran actress, mother, grandmother and friend, who was grateful for every day of life, ... Read

Beverly "Betty" Sanders

Beverly Sanders (Betty to everyone who knew her) died peacefully on April 8, 2014, two and half ... Read

Gwendolyn Shirley

Gwendolyn Shirley, 89, of Goleta passed away in her sleep on April 7th, 2014. She is survived ... Read

Francis H. Cassidy

CASSIDY, Francis H.; of Santa Barbara; died April 6, 2014 (Born: 01/27/1924); she was 90. Funeral Mass ... Read

Elizabeth L. Crews

CREWS, Elizabeth L.; of Santa Barbara; died April 6, 2014; she was 87. Services are pending. Arrangements ... Read

Tracie Virene Klosowski

KLOSOWSKI, Tracie Virene; of Santa Barbara; died April 6, 2014; she was 27. SERVICE: Friday, 5:00 - ... Read

Gary Reisenweber

On March 17th, 2014, Gary Reisenweber, passed peacefully in his sleep. He was born on July 20, ... Read

Richard "Jeff" Jeffers

JEFFERS, Richard “Jeff”; of Santa Barbara; died March 20, 2014. Memorial Mass 12:30pm, April 26, San Roque ... Read

Charles B. Versola, Jr.

VERSOLA, Charles B., Jr.; formerly of Santa Barbara; died March 21, 2014 (Born: 10/20/1974); he was 39. ... Read

Dr. Joseph Zimmerman

Beloved father, grandfather and friend to all in need, passed away in the early morning hours of ... Read

Jagwar Ma

Sydney psych rock band performs in support of their 2013 ... Read More