Jeremy Dennis Hass: 1936-2014

Attorney, Social Engineer, Historian

Pearl Chase encouraged Jeremy Hass to become a social engineer on behalf of historic preservation, and he helped restore the Presidio neighborhood as we know it today. Read story.

Sandra K. Smith: 1946-2014

Loving Kindness Her Religion

Loving kindness was Sandy Smith's religion, and she put her philosophy into practice every day. Read story.

Louise Boucher: 1930 – 2013

Dedicated Preservationist, Community Crusader

Few people knew Louise was looking over the shoulder of everything that is "Santa Barbara," right up to the end. Read story.

Joseph Scher: 1924 - 2014

Accomplished Mentor and Pragmatic Philanthropist

His wit and wise counsel earned Joe admirers; his kindness and loyalty brought him friends and the love of family. Read story.

Larry Agenbroad: 1933 – 2014

Mammoth Expert, Dear Friend

Known the world over for his expertise, Larry Agenbroad researched the pygmy mammoth at the Channel Islands, hundreds of mammoths in South Dakota, and a frozen one in Siberia. Read story.

Gwen Phillips: 1934-2014

A Champion of Educational Innovation

Her establishment of Open Alternative School opened the door to shared decision-making, hands-on learning, and the wisdom of circle time. Read story.

Agnes Mata Guevara:  1917 - 2014

Matriarch of the Rose Café

When Mamanita began working at the Rose Café in 1945, she worked 16-hour days, seven days a week, for eight years, making 75 cents an hour. Read story.

William Samuel DeMayo: 1921 - 2014

A Return to Freedom

Bill DeMayo was grateful for all life offered, from the GI Bill to the people he met. Read story.

Léni Fé Bland: 1915-2014

A Wise Friend and Philanthropist

Léni Fé Bland was a great friend to the music and dance communities. Read story.

Lynn T. Burtness: 1938 – 2014

Heart of Gold

Our mother's love of sewing continued her entire life, and the layers of our Fiesta flower girl skirts are among our most prized possessions. Read story.

Richard García: 1947–2014

Un Hombre de la Raza

A Vietnam vet and UCSB graduate, García worked for equality for Hispanic peoples. Read story.

Swingin' Dave Collert: 1952-2014

Guitar Master

Master guitarist David Collert was known as “Swingin’ Dave” thanks to his guitar prowess and larger-than-life persona. Read story.

Ralph Fertig: 1939-2014

Bicycle Hero

So many solutions to bicycle and pedestrian safety in Santa Barbara can be laid at Ralph Fertig's feet. Read story.

To Richard

Remembering a Neighbor Who Didn't Live in a House

Remembering a neighbor who didn't live in a house. Read story.

Remembering Tom Sneddon

I am the only lawyer who tried six felonies to a jury verdict against TWS, and then I worked for him for 24 years after I quit defense work. 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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David Bushnell

Date of Death: October 14, 2016 Age: 55 Residence: Santa Maria formerly of Santa Barbara, CA Services: ... Read

Margaret Ann Lawrence

Margaret Ann Lawrence (Marge) was born on January 19, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio and died peacefully at ... Read

Paul Kopp Neilsen

Paul Nielsen passed away at his home on October 10, 2016, ending a two and one-half year ... Read

Walter "Walt" Raleigh Anderson III

Walter “Walt” Raleigh Anderson, III, passed away October 11, 2016 at his home in Santa Barbara, CA, ... Read

Efren Arroyo

Residence: Santa Barbara, CA Services: Visitation will be 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Friday, October 21 at ... Read

Efren "Guero" Arroyo

Efren “Guero” Arroyo, 35, passed away suddenly Monday October 17, 2016, peacefully surrounded by family. He is ... Read

Carol Anita Mihora (Miszak)

Carol Anita Mihora (Miszak) was selfless and spread true love. She was born June 26, 1947 in ... Read

Walter Raleigh Anderson III

DATE OF DEATH: 10/11/2016 AGE: 73 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Services Pending. Read

De Rose Gladys Scacchi

DATE OF DEATH: 10/11/2016 AGE: 79 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: A Graveside Service will be held ... Read

Gregory Wayne Nancarrow

Gregory Wayne Nancarrow, 57, died Tuesday October 11th, 2016 after fighting a brief illness. He is survived ... Read

Clayton H. Klakeg, M.D.

Clayton H. Klakeg, M.D., peacefully passed into heaven at age 96 following a brief illness. The firstborn ... Read

Robert James Drolet

DATE OF BIRTH: 07-25-1922 DATE OF DEATH: 10-11-2016 AGE: 94 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Visitation; ... Read

Dorothy Koster Ives

Dorothy Koster Ives, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends, on August 31, 2016 after 90 ... Read

Dorothea M. Anfenson

DATE OF BIRTH: July 12, 1954 DATE OF DEATH: October 3, 2016 AGE: 62 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, ... Read

Arvid R. Brommers

DATE OF DEATH: 10/10/2016 AGE: 74 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: A Memorial Service will be held ... Read

Peter D. Gheno

Date of Death: October 7, 2016 Age: 73 Residence: Santa Barbara, CA Services: Viewing will be Thursday, ... Read

Geraldine Efram

DATE OF DEATH: 09/28/2016 AGE: 77 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Services Pending. Read

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