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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.

Debra “Dee” Weyermann: 1954-2013

Reporter

Dee Weyermann had just bagged another big story, and the copy desk was going to be working overtime tonight. Read story.

Vaughn E. Greditzer: 1920-2013

Artist

Some people are born into this world quietly, serenely, and others burst into it with incredible presence. Read story.

Jimmy McLeod: 1934-2013

Engineer, Soccer Player, Laird of the Wine Country

Most mornings for the past decade would find Jimmy McLeod seated at the big table inside the Vices & Spices coffee shop, engaged in lively conversation with anybody and everybody gathered around him and his wife, Elinor. Read story.

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.

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Maria Bauman Rowbottam (McGlinchey)

Blessed with a vibrant and selfless way of looking at the world, Maria saw beauty in the ... Read

Norma J. Bravo

Norma J Bravo, 86, passed away in West Hills on January 21st, 2015. A rosary will take ... Read

Lois Oates

Lois Oates, a resident of Santa Barbara for 53 years, died peacefully on Jan. 16 at Cottage ... Read

Marian Elisabeth Nickel Hartfeld

On January 4, 2015, Marian “Nicki” Hartfeld passed away peacefully at her home in Santa Barbara. She ... Read

Nellie G. Allen

Nellie G. Allen passed away on January 15th, 2015 in Goleta. No services planned. Read

Lois W. Oates

Lois W. Oates, 90, passed away on January 16th, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held on ... Read

Laureldean Waugh

Laureldean (Wright) Waugh died of natural causes on January 18, 2015 after a full life. Lollie, as ... Read

Maxwell Sanders

Maxwell Sanders, a Santa Barbara resident for virtually all of his life, died at age 95 on ... Read

Gary Steven Grubacich

Gary Steven Grubacich, a well-known local attorney and resident of Santa Barbara for over 35 years, died ... Read

Bradley N. Currey

Bradley N. Currey was born September 17, 1926 in Brewster, FL and died at 88 peacefully at ... Read

Margaret C. Bohling

Margaret Catherine (O’Toole) Bohling, a long-time resident of Goleta, CA, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 ... Read

Madeline Glowicki

Glowicki, Madeline: 90 of Santa Barbara died January 6. Funeral mass at St Raphael's Catholic Church Saturday ... Read

Richard "Dick" Cousineau

Come celebrate the life of Richard "Dick" Cousineau - co-founder, Humanist Society of Santa Barbara - on ... Read

Mark Anthony Medina

Mark Anthony Medina, 30, passed away in Santa Barbara on January 13th, 2014. Services pending. Read

John G. Watts

John G. Watts, 85, passed away in Santa Barbara on January 12th, 2015. Memorial Service - Saturday, ... Read

Vernon Robbins

Go with God. Love always, Stephanie Read

Adelina Anna Spaventa

Spaventa, Adeline Anna. August 1, 1923 – January 8, 2015. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, ... Read

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