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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.

Joe Burke: 1949-2013

Surfer

Joe Burke’s Isla Vista Surf Company introduced countless UCSB students to the life-changing pursuit of waves. Read story.

Eric Cole Kitchen: 1950-2013

Attorney

Often, the most enchanting of us arrive in the most complex of packages. Read story.

Myrna Price and Sidney Price

Each of my parents was so beautifully unique and special. Read story.

Glenn Adwin Montague: 1927-2013

Choral Director

I will always be haunted by the sound — the flawless choral sound, and intense spiritual impact — of a Glenn Montague choir. Read story.

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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 ... Read

Robert "Cocoa" Berken

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

Peter Cohen

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

Henry Ybarra

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

Julie Brasseur Benson

Julie Brasseur Benson died unexpectedly in her home in Los Olivos on the early morning of October ... Read

Manfred A. Gauer

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

Frank Molina

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

Angela Russell

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

John Daniel Van Ryn

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

Ruby Grace Hernandez

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

Paula V. Loomis

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

Mario Johnson

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

Richard Young

Richard Young, 93, passed away in Santa Barbara on November 3rd, 2014. Memorial Service - Saturday, November ... Read

Mandfred A. Gauer

Manfred A. Gauer, 43, passed away in Santa Barbara on November 11th, 2014. Services are pending Read

John Karl Mielke

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

Dorothy Eugene Fredendall McNeil

I was born in Columbia, Missouri, to loving, supporting parents. They both knew that all humans worldwide ... Read

Robert Vincent Francis

Robert V. Francis, Esq., passed away on October 24, 2014, of complications from his several handicaps, having ... Read

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