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James Patrick DeLarvin

DATE OF BIRTH: November 14, 1970 DATE OF DEATH: April 8, 2017 AGE: 46 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA DATE, TIME ...

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Charles Patterson Collier

1921 - 2017

Charles “Chuck” Collier passed away in peace on April 17, 2017, at Cottage Hospital at the age of 95. He ...

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Francis "Franco" Bernard Karzag

1953 - 2017

FRANCIS (“Franco”) BERNARD KARZAG, a beloved son, brother, father, grandpa, uncle, and husband, as well as a dear friend of ...

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David McLeod Brainard

1955 - 2017

Surfer. Actor. Cyclist. Writer. Teacher. Ironman. Bartender. Realtor. Warrior. Santa Barbara recently lost a mountain of a man who amassed ...

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Mary Josephine Little

1954 - 2017

Mary Jo Little passed away at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara on Friday, April 14, 2017 surrounded by family and ...

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Kevin Thomas O'Dea

DATE OF DEATH: 4/11/2017 AGE: 83 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Rosary on Tuesday at 6:00pm at Welch-Ryce-Haider Goleta Chapel, ...

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David Bariş Miller

1970 - 2017

Long time Santa Barbara resident, David Bariş Miller, 46, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Monday March 20th, 2017. ...

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Jacqueline Hyde

1922 - 2017

Jacqueline Hyde, 95, passed away peacefully March 29, 2017 in Santa Barbara. She was born on Feb. 1, 1922. At ...

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Obedia Theresa Chierici

DATE OF DEATH: 4/17/2017 AGE: 87 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Rosary at Welch-Ryce-Haider, 15 E. Sola, at 7:00 pm.on ...

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Virginia Lee Morrissey

DATE OF DEATH: 4/16/2017 AGE: 89 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Private Services.

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Edward Tacadena

County Residence: Goleta Date of Death: 04/07/2017 Age: 69 Occupation: Roofer Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & Goleta

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Ray John Cooper "Coop"

1936 - 2017

John Cooper of Santa Barbara, CA passed away March 28, 2017. Born May 28, 1936 in St. Louis Missouri to ...

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Italo F. Castagnola

DATE OF BIRTH: 02-24-1928 DATE OF DEATH: 04-06-2017 AGE: 89 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Services pending.

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Margaret Marini Griffin

1945 - 2017

Her irresistible positive attitude never left. Yes, you know who she was. The woman who drove around Santa Barbara in ...

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Michael Towbes

1929 - 2017

Michael Towbes, age 87, Chairman of the Board of The Towbes Group, Inc. and Montecito Bank & Trust, beloved philanthropist, ...

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The county's sheriff from 1971-1990, John Carpenter modernized the department with a combination of planning and political astuteness. Read

“Are you the bird lady?” For many years after failing eyesight forced Maureen Lance to give up caring for injured or orphaned birds, she would get such phone calls and was able to direct the caller to the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. Read

A large-animal doctor, Bob Saunders treated cattle, ostriches, llamas, and alpacas during his time, but his business was horses. Read

Phil Womble, an inspirational sports fan known as ‘Gaucho Phil,’ was a crusader for people with disabilities. Read

An art lover, rug crafter, and great friend, Fran Puccinelli was described as "the youngest person in the room.” Read

Legendary jazz writer Nat Hentoff was also a noted writer about First Amendment rights. Read

Corey Dubin was passionate about social justice and had a true ability to hold political and emotional space for those who had no advocate in this life. Read

Born with a physical disability, Michael Jochim lived a life full of sports, archaeology, beach visits, humor, and freedom. Read

Mike Moses was a longtime ladder truck captain for Santa Barbara City Fire and lifeguard for Los Angeles County. Read

A strong backer of liberal causes, politicians, and publications, Stanley Sheinbaum blew the whistle on the CIA's covert torture program in Vietnam and later came to Santa Barbara to join the Hutchins Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Read

With a love of the natural world that he shared with all, renowned botanist Bob Haller preferred to see his Trees of Santa Barbara on the front seat of cars with smudge prints, dog-eared pages, and leaves stuck in it. Read

Danielle Chackel, the liaison for free legal clinics at Bankruptcy Court, was a wonderful listener who cared deeply for all living things. Read

An ob-gyn and a city councilmember for many years in the community, Dr. Dan Secord left behind a multitude of friends, many of who sang him a last farewell. Read

Tom Hayden was famous as a politician and 1960s radical, but the former altar boy was also an electrifying speaker. Read

An attorney and philosopher, Ed Laing worked for social justice during the dark days of the McCarthy era and up until he died. Read

Andrew Darke's coaching for Little League teams was only a part of his life, but his friendship and demeanor on the field profoundly affected the players and the parents. Read

Joan Magruder died reluctantly after a lifetime as a blonde hurricane, championing others while overcoming personal fears, and lovingly spoiling her grandchildren. Read

In the end, it was Ripkyn's goodness that made you swoon. Read

The writer of several novels and a fierce defender of the works of his father, John, Thomas Steinbeck left with the Perseid meteor shower this year. Read

Feisty and dogged, Sue Higman had learned at Pearl Chase's knee that the good fight was a tireless one, skills she used to save the Wilcox property. Read

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