Gaviota Coast Matriarch Passes Away

Singer Elizabeth Hvolboll Held a Trove of Refugio Region Memories

Singer Elizabeth Hvolboll held a trove of Refugio region memories. Read story.

In Memoriam: Gilbert Ramirez, 1927-2018

Ever Young at Heart

Gil Ramirez was that rare individual who retained the best of his youth at age 90. Read story.

Remembering John 'Jack' Cantin

'Life’s purpose is to serve and inspire those around me.' —Jack Cantin Read story.

In Memoriam: Archie McLaren, 1942-2018

One of a Kind

Wine impresario Archie McLaren was a colorful, one-of-a-kind fine wine and food enthusiast. Read story.

In Memoriam: Dennie Ferry LaTourelle, 1940-2018

Explorer of the Self and Beyond

Dennie LaTourelle explored the inner depths, within herself and also in teaching others, while finding the time to start Santa Barbara’s Birth Resource Center. Read story.

George Edward McClintock: 1929-2017

Opened the Spigot, a Jazz Club

George McClintock’s jazz club, the Spigot, brought world-famous jazz musicians to Santa Barbara in the 1950s and 1960s. Read story.

Remembering the Victims of the Montecito Mudslides

Children, Students, Young Adults, Middle-Aged Executives, Landscapers, Well-to-Do Retirees, Immigrants from Near and Far

Children, students, young adults, middle-aged executives, landscapers, well-to-do retirees, immigrants from near and far Read story.

In Memoriam: Betty Klausner, 1928-2017

Built Santa Barbara's Contemporary Arts Scene

Betty Klausner was instrumental in bringing a contemporary arts presence to old-world Santa Barbara. Read story.

In Memoriam: Fredrick ‘Freddy’ Caston, 1927-2017


Freddy Caston’s career began as a home builder, but he was always a painter. After a one-man show, he began working in Spain, Morocco, and finally landed in Santa Barbara in the mid-’70s. Read story.

In Memoriam: Elden ‘Bud’ Boothe, 1925-2017

Political and Social Activist

From supporting civil rights to opposing the nuclear program at Vandenberg, Bud Boothe, a WWII veteran, had a passion for peace. Read story.

In Memoriam: Silvio Dante DiLoreto, 1925-2017

Santa Barbara Businessperson, Mentor, Philanthropist

The president of Sunset Realty for more than 60 years, Silvio DiLoreto got his start in 1955 when he sold four homes in 30 days and made $800. Eureka! Read story.

In Memoriam: James Gilmore Mills, 1926-2017

Wilderness Protector

Since the age of 11, Jim Mills enjoyed outdoor adventures in Santa Barbara’s backcountry, later helping to establish the San Rafael Wilderness, the Dick Smith Wilderness, and Channel Islands National Park. Read story.

In Memoriam: Harry Brown, MD, 1930-2017

Founder of Surgical Eye Expeditions International

Thanks to Harry Brown, a half million people living in third-world countries had their sight restored. Read story.

In Memoriam: Robert Casier, 1926-2017

An SBCC Founder

Robert Casier began teaching in 1955 at the college that became Santa Barbara City College, earning a reputation as a memorable teacher. Read story.

In Memoriam: Keith Julius Puccinelli, 1950-2017

Keith Puccinelli was one of the most singular and significant artists in Southern California, often using humor, corny or biting, in unflinching depictions of life. Read story. publishes Death Notices, with Service information, at no charge. They appear online and in our Thursday newspaper, if space allows.. Extended Obituaries are also available for a nominal fee.

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Antonio S. Ortiz

In Memory Missing you always and loving you forever. Love Oli, Mari, Gabe and IZ Read

Jasmine Murphy

Today you would have turned 34. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think ... Read

James and Alice Mitchell

James Mitchell Age 89 Passed away on Jan 9, 2018 From Santa Barbara Alice Mitchell Age 78 ... Read

Brian Michael McCarty

Brian Michael McCarty, 51, of Bakersfield, CA, died after a heart attack on Sunday, March 4, 2018. ... Read

Linnea E. Pascoe

PASCOE, Linnea E. (nee Allen) It is with great sadness we report the passing of Linn Pascoe. ... Read

Logan James Parkinson

It is with great sadness that the family of Logan James Parkinson announces his passing away on ... Read

Anita Rodriguez Sargent

Our mom, Anita Rodriguez Sargent, is now at peace. No more pain, no more uncooperative body—her struggle ... Read

Larry W. Chandler

Just after dawn on February 7, 2018 the angels came with their wings of light and carried ... Read

Donna Cooper

Donna Cooper born, November 18, 1933 in Kansas City, Mo. transitioned to heaven on March 4, 2018 ... Read

Catherine Lara

A celebration of life for Catherine Lara will be held on April 7, 2018. A Memorial Service ... Read

Thomas John Urban

Tom succumbed to complications arising from a long and courageous battle with cancer drug therapy on March ... Read

Christopher Eugene "Knowlzie" Knowles

Friend, brother, uncle and day dad to Bailey “We love you man!” We will miss seeing your ... Read

Raymond "Cory" James Orosco

After a four year battle with cancer, Cory passed on Wednesday November 8, 2017 peacefully at Santa ... Read

Douglas (Doug) M. Wasil

Douglas (Doug) M. Wasil, born Nov 8, 1955 passed away Feb 7, 2018 in Colorado Springs, CO ... Read

Armand Schmitter

Memorial Barbeque for Armand Schmitter, Saturday March 24, 11am-2pm. Carpinteria Women's Club, 1059 Vallacito Road, Carpinteria. Please ... Read

Frank Steven Souza

Frank passed away peacefully on February 6, 2018, at the beautiful Serenity House. He was a loving ... Read

Edward "Eddie" Beltran

Edward “Eddie” Beltran died peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of February 10, 2018. ... Read

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