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Larry Ayres

1939 - 2014

Born November 15, 1939 in Lewiswtown, PA to parents Thomas and Evelyn (Finan) Ayres; passed on November 14, 2014. Attended ...

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Gloria Sokol Betz

Memorial Meeting Please Join us as we celebrate the lives of GLORIA SOKOL BETZ, 1929-2014 and PETER COHEN, 1926-2014, Sunday, ...

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Robert "Cocoa" Berken

2014

Cocoa passed away on November 22, 2014 in the company of his beloved wife of 45 years, Loretta. The longtime ...

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Peter Cohen

Memorial Meeting Please Join us as we celebrate the lives of GLORIA SOKOL BETZ, 1929-2014 and PETER COHEN, 1926-2014, Sunday, ...

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Julie Brasseur Benson

1946 - 2014, Los Olivos

Julie Brasseur Benson died unexpectedly in her home in Los Olivos on the early morning of October 28, 2014 at ...

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Henry Ybarra

1928 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Henry left peacefully from his Santa Barbara home on Nov. 16th. A native of Santa Barbara whose family has been ...

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Manfred A. Gauer

1971 - 2014

Known by friends as Freddy passed away peacefully on November 12, 2014 at age 43 after a short illness. He ...

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Frank Molina

1921 - 2014, Santa Barbara

During this season of Thanksgiving, we remember Frank Molina who died peacefully at home in Santa Barbara, California on August ...

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John Daniel Van Ryn

1960 - 2014

He is a deeply loved father, adored brother, uncle, and friend. He will be greatly missed. He was a mechanical ...

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Angela Russell

1945 - 2014

Angela was born Angela Carol Hammond on April 9, 1945 in Normanton, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. She ...

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Ruby Grace Hernandez

2014, Santa Barbara

Hernandez, Ruby Grace, 87, of Santa Barbara, died at the Californian on November 16, 2014. The Rosary Service will be ...

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Mario Johnson

2014, Santa Barbara

Mario Johnson, 57, of Santa Barbara passed away on November 16th, 2014. A Memorial Service is Pending.

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Paula V. Loomis

1927 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Paula V. Loomis, 87, passed away in Santa Barbara on November 14th, 2014. A memorial service will be held on ...

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John Karl Mielke

1974 - 2014, Morro Bay

John Karl Mielke Sr. of Morro Bay, California left this world unexpectedly on October 8th 2014 at the age of ...

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Richard Young

1921 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Richard Young, 93, passed away in Santa Barbara on November 3rd, 2014. Memorial Service - Saturday, November 22, 2:00 pm ...

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Remembering a neighbor who didn't live in a house. Read

I am the only lawyer who tried six felonies to a jury verdict against TWS, and then I worked for him for 24 years after I quit defense work. Read

Though Darcy has passed on, her signs can be found, literally, around town: interpretive signs about plants and animals and “no dumping, drains to ocean” signs on storm drains. Read

Santa Barbara County's District Attorney from 1983-2006, Tom loved his family first, then his job, friends, softball, golf, and Notre Dame. Read

An activist to save I.V.'s Perfect Park, he also tried to prevent the extermination of the black rats of Anacapa Island. Read

Many remember Jo for serving those less fortunate and for leading community causes. Read

Smart, steady, and kind, John Sirois was a fine photographer, respected real estate agent, and a regular at the Summerland Post Office. Read

Remembering Al Alvarez, a records specialist at SBPD and friend. Read

One of the first U.S. women to cross the finish line in a marathon, Lyn Carman helped raise many children and was a dedicated member of Mission Santa Barbara. Read

Despite the loss of the use of his legs, Bill became a swimmer to reckon with and a champion of wheelchair sports. Read

Psychiatrist, Musician, Life Partner Read

Joan had an early love affair with newspapers that began with her first sight of a printing press, one of those massive and loud machines that people seldom see or hear today. Read

Aloha’s long day was ending, following 90 sloppily choreographed Technicolor years. Read

A musician, composer, and master craftsman, his greatest distinction was as the creator of many, many community music series at Trinity Episcopal Church. Read

Fred’s passion for and commitment to place led him to work tirelessly on behalf of lands ranging from the Sierra Nevada and Santa Ynez Mountains to More Mesa and the Santa Barbara waterfront. Read

Born in Huetamo, Michoacán, México, Leonel Acosta inspired his family with his life and his lessons. Read

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

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