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Cork Millner: 1931-2013

Teacher, Mentor, Writer

A popular teacher, mentor, and writer, Cork Millner was known as The Man Who Launched a Thousand Pens. Read story.

Arnita Matthews: 1941 – 2013

Wise Friend, Gentle Soul

For my friend, as she was slowly being evicted from this mortal coil, I couldn’t help but feel the universe was lapping at the soul of the wrong person. Read story.

Albert 'Bud' Wheelon: 1929-2013

Scientist, Patriot, Gentleman

Albert "Bud" Wheelon, developer of the first U.S. spy satellite, was a quiet man who lived with his adored wife Cicely on a side street in Montecito without drawing attention to himself. Read story.

Henry H. Tai, 1922-2012

Journalist, Librarian, Community Builder

Our father set out from his home village in Jiangsu Province for a 1,000-mile trek through war-torn China in 1943. His sole purpose: to go to college. Read story.

Mary Carol Edwards, 1924 – 2013

Spiritual Seeker, Wise Woman

The Rev. Dr. Mary Carol Edwards, a spiritual seeker and wise woman, died peacefully on August 22, in a hospice in Abingdon, Virginia. Read story.

George Delmerico, 1945-2013

First Art Director of The Santa Barbara Independent

George developed the look of The Independent and made it look easy. Read story.

Rodger Casier, 1955-2013

Artist

Many met Rodger through the Mental Health Arts Festival where his warmth and welcoming energy drew people in to view and appreciate his work. Read story.

Carl P. Woodcock, 1947 - 2013

Surfer

Carl Woodcock died, much as he lived, defiant and rude to just about everyone except those close friends and family he cared so much about. Read story.

Khalid Hurst, 1976 – 2013

Football Player, Loyal Friend, Generous Spirit

The Santa Barbara community is mourning the loss of this open-hearted man. Read story.

Margaret Ruth Zimmerman: 1924-2013

Wife and Mother

My mother, Margaret, was the 1950s version of a superwoman. Read story.

Thomas Yee Chung: 1942-2013

Owner of Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens

When people ask me if I miss Jimmy’s, my answer is always yes, and no. Read story.

Roy Wentz, 1923-2013

Eternal Cowboy

Roy Wentz was no “Rhinestone Cowboy” — my godfather was the real deal, living the cowboy way, every day. Read story.

Gilbert Michael Herrera, 1965-2013

Musician, Bon Vivant, Beloved Friend

Musician, bon vivant, and beloved friend. Read story.

Joseph Pollock: 1913-2013

Physician and Philanthropist

You had to up your game when Joe was around. Read story.

Ellen Louise Marcus: 1925-2013

Washington Insider

Ellen had three qualities in particular that allowed her to move in the highest circles of power in Washington. Read story.

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Ligia Dantes

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 04/21/2018 Age: 88 Occupation: Teacher Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations ... Read

Judy Senning-Brown

Judy was a master quilter. She stitched elaborate, creative works of art for family and friends. She ... Read

John Karys

John Christopher Karys, beloved brother, uncle, and friend, died March 5, 2018, at the age of 54. ... Read

Leslie Lynch

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 04/15/2018 Age: 72 Occupation: Surfer Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations ... Read

George Stevens

County Residence: Santa Maria Date of Death: 04/03/2018 Age: 78 Occupation: Volunteer Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations ... Read

John W. Watson

We lost a kind and gentle person, John W. Watson, who died on April 21, 2018 in ... Read

Nicholas G. Uribe Sr.

DATE OF DEATH: 04/12/2018 AGE: 67 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Viewing April 26th, from 5:00 to ... Read

Phillip Patrick Gerald Pipersburg Sr.

DATE OF DEATH: 04/11/2018 AGE: 62 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Viewing April 24th, from 1:00 to ... Read

Timothy Scott Palmer

Son, Brother, Uncle, Husband and the original Dream Maker Love transcends all physical boundaries. You are always ... Read

Michael Paul Casey

Michael always said “We’re here for a good time, not a long time” and he lived life ... Read

Raymond J. Ramos

DATE OF DEATH: 04/09/2018 AGE: 83 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Rosary on 4/24/2018 at 6:00pm at ... Read

Patricia Dale Duffy

A behind-the-scenes stage manager, Patricia Dale Duffy worked in opera production, drove Hackney show horses, managed a ... Read

Terry P. Roof

Terry P. Roof died on Friday morning, April 13, 2018 after a long, 17-year on and off ... Read

Shirley Mann Sayre

Shirley Mann Sayre, beloved mother, teacher, and friend passed away April 6, 2018. She was a much-loved ... Read

Ko Tsukada

Ko Tsukada, a resident of Santa Barbara, was born in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan on May ... Read

Amanda Lloyd Lumsden, DVM

Santa Barbara and the surrounding communities lost a beautiful, kindhearted veterinarian on February 9, 2018. Dr. Amanda, ... Read

Denise Birkholm

County Residence: Solvang Date of Death: 04/06/2018 Age: 66 Occupation: Homemaker Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura ... Read

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