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Ralph Fertig

2014, Santa Barbara

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

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Gerda Geppert

2014, Santa Barbara

GEPPERT, Gerda; 86, of Santa Barbara, passed away July 6, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates Mortuary (805) 569-2424

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Tomoko Yamada

2014, Santa Barbara

YAMADA, Tomoko; of Santa Barbara; died July 20. 2014; at the age of 93. Services are pending. Arrangements entrusted to ...

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Mabel Wood

1926 - 2014, Santa Barbara

WOOD, Mabel; of Santa Barbara; died July 15, 2014 (Born: 06/27/1926); she was 88. Private Services. Arrangements entrusted to Welch-Ryce-Haider ...

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Francicso Dominguez

2014, Santa Barbara

DOMINGUEZ, Francisco, 58, of Santa Barbara, died on July 12, 2014 at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. no services planned at ...

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Renee Cavalier Fox

1961 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Renee Cavalier Fox passed away on July 15, 2014 in the presence of her family. Renee waged an intense battle ...

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Michael Matson Fessier

2014, Santa Barbara

Michael Matson Fessier, Southern California writer, died on Sunday, June 8, 2014. The cause of death was metastatic prostate cancer. ...

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Margaret Jeanne Heiduk

1940 - 2014, Santa Barbara

9/18/40 - 7/14/14 A NEW BRIGHT LIGHT SHINES IN THE HEAVENS AT NIGHT Margaret passed away peacefully in the early ...

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Reyna Vargas

2014, Santa Barbara

VARGAS, Reyna, 49, of Santa Barbara, died on July 12, 2014, at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. The Rosary Service wil ...

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Rosalina Ordonez

2014, Goleta

ORDONEZ, Rosalina, 84, of Goleta, died on July 11, 2014, at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. The Rosary Service will be ...

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Elizabeth Yankwich

1923 - 2014, Santa Barbara

YANKWICH, Elizabeth; of Santa Barbara; died July 18, 2014 (Born: 07/10/1923); she was 91. Services Pending. Arrangements entrusted to Welch-Ryce-Haider ...

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Eric Paul Laschinger

1982 - 2014, Alexandria, VA; formerly of Santa Barbara

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

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Galen Phillipe Avery

1965 - 2014, Long Beach, CA

Galen A.K.A. “Zan Zalen” Avery passed away peacefully in the morning hours of July 5th, 2014. Born July 5th, 1965 ...

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Lubomir Fast

2014, Goleta

FAST, Lubomir; of Goleta; died July 14, 2014; at the age of 89. No services are planned. Arrangements entrusted to ...

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Jacqueline Kronberg

1930 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Jacqueline Kronberg passed away peacefully on Memorial Day, May 26th, 2014. Until the end of her life, her humor and ...

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The therapist, author, tennis enthusiast, and proprietor of the Menkin Motel is lovingly remembered by her son. Read

Three friends remember the winemaker, neighbor, and co-founder of this weekend's Santa Barbara Wine Festival. Read

The physicist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist endowed institutes and chairs at universities around the world, including UCSB. Read

Bill Yerkes brought solar power — and the price per watt — down to earth from its development in the space industry. Read

Past president of SBCC and county superintendent of schools, Lorenzo Dall'Armi also once traveled with the Harlem Globetrotters. Read

The Forest Service's Joe Pasinato is remembered for his dry wit and can-do attitude. Read

From novels to journalism to television, Brock Brower’s distinctive voice shaped American culture. Read

Father, avid bicyclist, community volunteer, Barney Berglund is remembered fondly by many of his friends. Read

Folk dancing was a way of life in Santa Barbara in the '60s and '70s, often led by Luis Goena. Read

Louise would always say, "Ranchers were the first environmentalists." They care for the land so that it can give back to us all. Read

Allie Cole remembers sunny afternoons with her grandfather. Read

When you had a conversation with Bill, no one else in the world existed. He paid attention. Read

I’m tempted to think of Barry Spacks as the elephant in the Santa Barbara poetry room, a creative force central to poetry and the other arts. Read

We've lost a fascinating, inquiring, brave, and caring human being with a sense of humor that wouldn’t quit. Read

The local surf community is a less colorful place now with the loss of a jewel by the name of Robert Heeley. Read

Tributes to and remembrances of poet Barry Spacks. Read

A notorious Catholic priest who abused many boys at St. Anthony's Seminary died on November 23, 2013. Read

Following Seeger's death on January 27, D.J. Palladino looks back on the moment he crowned the songwriter a hero. Read

I’ve long considered myself Barry Spacks’s unofficial apprentice. Read

A tireless advocate for Goleta's cityhood, Jonny Wallis sat on the young city's first council and was mayor. Read

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