1953 - 2015
Our community has lost an exceptional man. On April 9th, Larry Ariew died peacefully at Sarah House in Santa Barbara, ... Read More.
1934 - 2015
Jim Schooter, 80, died peacefully in his sleep on Easter morning, April 5, 2015. Jim will be lovingly remembered by ... Read More.
1931 - 2015
Sanford Robert Bronfen, known as Bob or Bobby to those who loved him, passed away peacefully in his sleep on ... Read More.
1920 - 2015
Our beloved father, grandfather, great- grandfather, and husband, Frank Rowbottam, was born to Evelyn and Walter Rowbottam in London, England ... Read More.
1928 - 2015
Jonee Grat, 86, of Santa Barbara, CA, passed away peacefully on March 13, 2015 surrounded by her family and friends. ... Read More.
1935 - 2015
Doc was born July 1, 1935 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The family moved to Estes Park, Colorado and then to Santa ... Read More.
1934 - 2015
Carmen Webster was known for her tremendous smile and great love of nature. Carmen grew up in Tepesquie Canyon and ... Read More.
1981 - 2015
Born to Mindy LePley and Gary Hofmann in Fort Bragg, CA. At 3, SBCC Fishing, surfing, Football and mountain bike ... Read More.
Ronald (Ron) Tan was born April 23, 1949 in China and passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 16, 2015, at Cottage ... Read More.
1925 - 2015
Alan Myles Limburg (“Myles”), 89, was born in New York City on December 6, 1925, and passed away on February ... Read More.
1984 - 2015
Alexander William Gruenberg passed away at the age of 30 years old, due to unforeseen complications during an elected surgery. ... Read More.
1962 - 2015
John Reardon Hoyne, Jr. – brother, son, friend and uncle extraordinaire – died at age 52 just one day before ... Read More.
1931 - 2015
Dedicated Community Advocate and Volunteer Santa Barbara lost a tireless advocate for education and the cultural arts in the passing ... Read More.
Robert "Bob" F. Zirretta, 63, passed away on March 19th, 2015 in Santa Barbara. Services are pending. Read More.
1942 - 2015
Adventurer, traveler and smarter than the president, John Steven Harris aka “Harry” passed with his irreverent sense of humor, incredibly ... Read More.
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Alberto Pizano was a multitalented man who founded nonprofits and had a passion for history. He truly excelled in his ability to communicate through the written word. Read
As a veterinarian, Ron had an intelligence, charisma, and passion that were unparalleled. Many of his first clients remain to this day.
Tony Johansen was a mentor to dozens, if not hundreds, of musicians in the Santa Barbara area. Read
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
Loving kindness was Sandy Smith's religion, and she put her philosophy into practice every day. Read
Few people knew Louise was looking over the shoulder of everything that is "Santa Barbara," right up to the end. Read
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
Her establishment of Open Alternative School opened the door to shared decision-making, hands-on learning, and the wisdom of circle time.
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
Bill DeMayo was grateful for all life offered, from the GI Bill to the people he met. Read
Léni Fé Bland was a great friend to the music and dance communities. Read
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
A Vietnam vet and UCSB graduate, García worked for equality for Hispanic peoples. Read
Master guitarist David Collert was known as “Swingin’ Dave” thanks to his guitar prowess and larger-than-life persona. Read
So many solutions to bicycle and pedestrian safety in Santa Barbara can be laid at Ralph Fertig's feet. Read
Remembering a neighbor who didn't live in a house. Read
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
Though Darcy has passed on, her signs can be found, literally, around town: interpretive signs about plants and animals and “no dumping, drains to ocean” signs on storm drains. Read
Santa Barbara County's District Attorney from 1983-2006, Tom loved his family first, then his job, friends, softball, golf, and Notre Dame. Read
An activist to save I.V.'s Perfect Park, he also tried to prevent the extermination of the black rats of Anacapa Island. Read