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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

Uncle

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.

Barnaby Conrad: 1922-2013

Author, Painter, Bullfighter, Writers Conference Founder

Conrad formed the Santa Barbara Writers Conference to create writers and watch them grow. Read story.

Robert 'Rocky' Hilton: 1947-2012

Musician, Raconteur, Father, Irreplaceable Character

He preferred to be called Robert, but other monikers included "Mr. Personality," "Uncle Daddy," "El Cremo del Whippo," and some inappropriate for print. Read story.

Glenn Parks: 1921-2013

Gaviota Sharecropper

When he was working, which was always, Glenn Parks smelled of diesel fuel, malva weed, stale coffee, and the half-dozen dogs that perched in the back of his primeval jeep. Read story.

Robert Wilmott: 1948-2013

Graphic Artist, Santa Barbara Bowl Assistant House Supervisor

Although it should have been much longer, we are all fortunate to have had Robert in our lives. It's sad that we'll will never see his smiling face, or hear his cheery voice and laugh again, but he'll always be with us in our hearts. Read story.

Huell Howser: 1945-2013

Television Tourist; Lover of California; Charismatic Soul

Remembering the man behind California's Gold. Read story.

Alexandra Joyce Tang: 1988-2012

Daughter, Sister, Niece, Cousin, Friend

As soon as I heard I had a baby sister, I jumped for joy off every piece of furniture imaginable and sang at the top of my lungs. Read story.

Amelia Frank: 1936-2012

Ombudsperson, Animal Lover, Environmentalist, Left-Wing Democrat

My friend Amelia Frank was not a very public person, but her life was lived with the public good in mind. Read story.

James Victor: 1950-2012

Artist, Father, Extreme Athlete, Burning Man

His connection to the source of it all, and his ability to serve as a conduit to shower us all in beauty, will never be forgotten. Read story.

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Margaret (Peggy) Rigione Denton

Margaret (Peggy) Denton, beloved mother of Sandra Denton and Michael Denton (deceased), and grandmother (Nona) to Philip ... Read

Priscilla Yonge Riordan Lamore

Priscilla Lamore, 91, peacefully slipped away from us and this life at home Saturday morning 9/30/2017 in ... Read

Timothy Manning Sanchez

Authentic, kind, caring, loving, funny, and irreverent are just a few of the words that describe Timothy ... Read

Jean Gerard Spaulding

Jean Gerard Spaulding (Jacobson), 69, passed away peacefully in her sleep from complications of kidney cancer on ... Read

Timothy Manning Sanchez

DATE OF DEATH: 10/14/2017 AGE: 46 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Rosary on Friday at Our Lady ... Read

Kenneth J. Frank, M.D.

Known in the community as a friend, doctor, nutritionist, loving husband, and one heck of a dancer. ... Read

Gloria Armstrong Lehto

Died in Bend, Oregon on August 8, 2017 two weeks after her 91st birthday. She was born ... Read

Ignacio Manzo Jr.

Date of Death: October 11, 2017 Age: 36 Residence: Santa Barbara, CA Services: Viewing will take place ... Read

Janice Cota Chase

It's been a sad 2 years without my best friend. You touched the hearts of so many. ... Read

Sylvia Glass

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Sylvia passed away, at age 102, on Sept. 27, 2017 ... Read

Custer Charles Baum

Custer Charles Baum was my father. Custer was born in Helena, Montana on March 22, 1914, and ... Read

Evelyn Rowbottam

Evelyn was born in 1919 in Los Angeles, and was one of five children. She survived her ... Read

William "Bill" Swanson

William "Bill" Swanson passed away on October 1, 2017 at Cottage Hospital surrounded by loved ones after ... Read

Howard Charles and Maria Luisa Garcia Menzel

Howard Charles Menzel • 1919 – 2017 Maria Luisa Garcia Menzel • 1920 – 2017 Howard passed ... Read

Daniel R. Walton

In Memoriam (February 2, 1967 - October 5, 2012) Don’t think of him as gone away Life ... Read

Richard "Dick" Arthur Tyler

Richard “Dick” Arthur Tyler, 83, passed away peacefully in Olympia, Washington on Monday, August 28, 2017, after ... Read

Henry Sharp

Henry was born in Oak Park, IL, on Aug 14, 1925 the son of Marie Bussian Sharp ... Read

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