Huguette Clark 1906 – 2011

Owner of Clark Estate

There is a lump in my throat, sadness in my heart. Huguette Clark, who was a part of the fabric my life, died last week at the age of 104. Read story.

Arent H. "Barry" Schuyler 1923 – 2011

UCSB Environmental Studies Professor

Barry Schuyler passed away on April 28, but the energy, passion, and enthusiasm he gave to all who had the good fortune to know him ensures he will not be forgotten. Read story.

Judy Keim, 1944-2011

Audio Describer for the Blind

Summer Solstice will look different this year. Read story.

Hal Kornell: 1919-2011

Hal Kornell died, quietly and without pain, at beautiful, beautiful Sarah House, in the depth of the night, with the rain outside his window. Like everyone on these pages, the reality of his life was richer and more strange than can be packaged into a few words. Read story.

Marvin Valentine: 1958-2011


Marvin was a gifted vocalist and instrumentalist, an arranger, proficient on guitar—but where his genius really shone was his extraordinary prowess on piano and keyboard. Read story.

Robert Francis Phillips: 1921-2011

Robert Francis Phillips, the husband and silent partner of noted Goleta civic activist and slow-growther Harriett Phillips, died last week at the age of 89. Read story.

Stephen Hahn 1921 - 2011

Art Dealer Financed Music Academy’s Concert Hall

Art collectors, music lovers, friends, and family alike will surely miss Stephen Hahn, the distinguished billionaire art dealer, philanthropist, and Montecito resident who passed away on Saturday, April 2. Read story.

Carmelita Ortega Leyva, 1918 - 2011

Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaughter of Presidio Comandante

Our friendship flowered in a place, Arroyo Hondo Ranch, meaning Deep Creek, a beautiful sandstone canyon on the Gaviota Coast, of sandstone walls carved by the water that runs out to sea. Read story.

Warren M. Christopher: 1925 – 2011

Summerland Resident Served in Two Presidential Cabinets

Summerland resident served in the cabinets of Presidents Clinton and Carter; headed Warren Commission that reformed LAPD. Read story.

Neal Taylor: 1932-2011

Ultimate Outdoorsman

I can hardly conceive of a world without Neal Taylor, one of the great personalities of our time. Read story.

Danny Lee McLaughlin, Jr.: 1966-2011


Suicide is so glaring that we sometimes focus on that aspect of death rather than the person. Let me try and bring you a view of who Danny, the person, really was. Read story.

Alfred Moir: 1924-2010

Art Professor and Collector

Four days before Alfred Moir passed away on November 13, his booming voice could still be heard from afar on the UCSB campus, announcing a buoyant presence which always seemed a bit larger than life and is bound to go on growing posthumously, the way legends do. Read story.

Richard Legrand: 1926-2011

Banjo Player

Richard was one of he most talented musicians I have ever known, and he played his beloved tenor banjo right up until a week before his death. Read story.

Sister Sylvianne Mattern: 1916-2011

St. Francis Hospital CEO

The arrival of Sister Sylvianne’s skills was a godsend, coming at a time when financial resources were in such short supply that the plan was to eliminate beds and mental health services. She leaves a legacy of fundraising and renovation. Read story.

Jeff White, 1938-2010

Surfer, Board Shaper, Surf-n-Wear Founder

Surfers have a way of lavishing the word "legend" upon one another when an individual has performed well or achieved something noteworthy within the surfing community. Read story. publishes Death Notices, with Service information, at no charge. They appear online and in our Thursday newspaper. Extended Obituaries are also available for a nominal fee.

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Malcolm Gene Morehouse

Malcolm Gene Morehouse of Santa Barbara, California died on April, 30, 2015. He was 91 years old. ... Read

Elizabeth Ann Freet

Liz joined her Lord and Savior peacefully In St. George, Utah as she left this world doing ... Read

Loberta Geene Hunter

“Geene” is a unique name. That's because Geene Hunter came up with it herself - Loberta “Geene” ... Read

Woodrow Wiley

Viewing and Service on May 20th McDermott–Crocket, 2020 Chapala St. Viewing at 10 am – 12 pm ... Read

Dylan Corselius-Willson

Happy Birthday We raise our glasses to you with love and laughter. Today, your day, the sun ... Read

Esperanza Darbyshire-Malham

In Memory I love you so much. I was so broken hearted when you left this world. ... Read

Mary Rita (Bret) Niediek

Born on May 20, 1944 in Los Angeles, CA; Mary was the first child & only daughter ... Read

Barbara Ann Ostrowsky

Barbara Ann Ostrowsky, 75, died peacefully in her sleep at home on April 20, 2015, after a ... Read

Kathryn Faye Blaine

Kathryn Faye Blaine, 63, of Santa Barbara, CA, passed away May 14, 2015, at Serenity House Hospice. ... Read

Dr. Robert E. Steele

Bob Steele was exceptional. Born in Berkeley, California to Margaret and Elbert Steele, he lost his father ... Read

Mary Louise Harris

May 26, 1933 in Buffalo, N.Y. born to Elliott and Janie Gladden was Mary Louise Gladden. She ... Read

Ashok Lindberg

Charles Ashok Lindberg died in the city of Los Angeles on May 6, 2015, at the morning ... Read

Helen Eva Seager Breck

Helen Eva Seagar Breck passed away peacefully on Sunday May 3rd, 2015 in Santa Barbara, California. Helen ... Read

Frank M. Clark

Frank was born in Santa Barbara after his father left New York in 1928 headed for California. ... Read

Marlowe Goldsby

Marlowe was raised in his beloved Seattle, an only child, by his mother Libby Shapro Goldsby and ... Read

Robert William Dodson

Bob Dodson, a long- time resident of Santa Barbara, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 29 at Cottage ... Read

Richard Blair

Richard passed from this world peacefully on April 25,2015 . He was born in Hartford Connecticut ,grew ... Read

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