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George Delmerico, 1945-2013

First Art Director of The Santa Barbara Independent

George developed the look of The Independent and made it look easy. Read story.

Rodger Casier, 1955-2013

Artist

Many met Rodger through the Mental Health Arts Festival where his warmth and welcoming energy drew people in to view and appreciate his work. Read story.

Carl P. Woodcock, 1947 - 2013

Surfer

Carl Woodcock died, much as he lived, defiant and rude to just about everyone except those close friends and family he cared so much about. Read story.

Khalid Hurst, 1976 – 2013

Football Player, Loyal Friend, Generous Spirit

The Santa Barbara community is mourning the loss of this open-hearted man. Read story.

Margaret Ruth Zimmerman: 1924-2013

Wife and Mother

My mother, Margaret, was the 1950s version of a superwoman. Read story.

Thomas Yee Chung: 1942-2013

Owner of Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens

When people ask me if I miss Jimmy’s, my answer is always yes, and no. Read story.

Roy Wentz, 1923-2013

Eternal Cowboy

Roy Wentz was no “Rhinestone Cowboy” — my godfather was the real deal, living the cowboy way, every day. Read story.

Gilbert Michael Herrera, 1965-2013

Musician, Bon Vivant, Beloved Friend

Musician, bon vivant, and beloved friend. Read story.

Joseph Pollock: 1913-2013

Physician and Philanthropist

You had to up your game when Joe was around. Read story.

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

Surfer

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

Attorney

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

Reporter

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

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Emily Eugenia "Nemi" Frost

EMILY EUGENIA “NEMI” FROST, a former Santa Barbara resident, died peacefully in her sleep on 30 June ... Read

Betty Lang

LANG, Betty; 89, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 6, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Maribel Diaz

DIAZ, Maribel; 47, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 13, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Dewo Han

HAN, Dewo; 94, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 8, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Ingrid Winther

WINTHER, Ingrid; 90, of Solvang, passed away on July 13, 2014. Services pending. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett ... Read

Thelma Robertson

ROBERTSON, Thelma; 96, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 3, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Larry P. Prescott

PRESCOTT, Larry P.; 71, of Goleta, passed away July 11, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Janet A. Gaitlan

GAITLAN, Janet A.; 83, of Santa Maria, passed away July 12, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and ... Read

Elaine M. Flanagan

FLANAGAN, Elaine M.; 85, of Santa Maria, passed away July 10, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and ... Read

Susan R. Badone

BADONE, Susan R.; 65, of Santa Barbara, passed away on July 9, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett ... Read

Joseph De La Guerra

DE LA GUERRA, Joseph; 79, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 7, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett ... Read

Gerda Geppert

GEPPERT, Gerda; 86, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 6, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Dorothy Stearns

STEARNS, Dorothy; 84, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 4, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Amy Bolland

BOLLAND, Amy; 88, of Ventura, California, passed away June 30, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates ... Read

Daisy Martin

MARTIN, Daisy; 83, of Santa Barbara, passed away on July 13, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and ... Read

Ralph Fertig

Dear Friends, The Santa Barbara bicycling community suffered a devastating loss on Friday, July 18 with the ... Read

Eric Paul Laschinger

He was brave. He was honest. He was an explorer of life, constantly intrigued by his daily ... Read

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