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Helen Georges

2016

Mom passed away peacefully at home July 4, 2016. She was 92. Raised in Santa Barbara, she was one of ...

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Frances Berendsen

1915 - 2016

Frances Harriet Berendsen, 100, of Santa Barbara California, passed away August 19, 2016. She went on her final journey with ...

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Jennie Beltran

1956 - 2015

In Loving Memory of Jennie Beltran My Jen Jen, I can’t believe it has been a year since you flew ...

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Edwin Ryder Edwards

1922 - 2016

Edwin Ryder Edwards was born in Santa Barbara, California, October 7, 1922 to Emma Holland Ryder Edwards and John Edwards. ...

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Ronald Grant Robertson

DATE OF BIRTH: December 22, 1938 DATE OF DEATH: August 19, 2016 AGE: 77 RESIDENCE: Carpinteria , CA DATE, TIME ...

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Joseph Patarak

DATE OF BIRTH: 02-20-1920 DATE OF DEATH: 08-20-2016 AGE: 96 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: No services.

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John Robert (J.R., Bob) Haller

1930 - 2016

John Robert (Bob) Haller, renowned California botanist, inspirational teacher, and mentor to so many, died on August 17, 2016, at ...

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Sandy -Sandy Pants- Sandra D Dog

2000 - 2016

Born in Santa Barbara. Mother was a purebred Weimaraner, father was a Catahoula who climbed over a fence to reach ...

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Mack Stanton

1937 - 2009

Remembering Mack Mack Stanton 02-05-37 to 09-07-09 You've been gone for seven years now, but I still see you in ...

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William (Bill) Francis Shinn

1934 - 2016

Bill Shinn passed away August 17, 2016 at his home in Goleta, CA. Bill was born February 1, 1934 in ...

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Dr. Gino C. Battistone

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, of Silver Spring, MD. Born in Baltimore, MD. He was a graduate of both Gonzaga ...

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Barbara K. Chaney

DATE OF BIRTH: 9/2/1926 DATE OF DEATH: 8/14/2016 AGE: 89 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: No Services.

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Geoffrey R. Johnson

1936 - 2016

Geoffrey R. Johnson passed away on July 26, 2016 in Santa Barbara surrounded by his loving family. He was born ...

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Gerald S. Thede

1928 - 2016

Jerry Thede passed away peacefully August 7, 2016 in Santa Barbara from complications of Parkinson’s Disease after a decades’ long ...

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Norman Wolfgang Jaffe

DATE OF BIRTH: 12/09/1924 DATE OF DEATH: 8/13/2016 AGE: 91 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Memorial Service Pending.

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After working with his mother at her Haley Street restaurant, Manuel Barajas opened his own Rose Café on the Mesa in 1980. Read

“When a Jew cries, 20 centuries cry with him or her," he told the author. Read

Dennis Spangler made hand-colored fabrics for an exclusive clientele, designed jewelry, and converted found objects into marvelous art pieces. Read

Cedric James Robinson was born in Oakland, California, on November 11, 1940. Read

On the frontlines of Santa Barbara environmentalism and politics for two decades, Bob Klausner lent his intellect and intensity to progressive goals. Read

Muhammad Ali, an ever greater showman, put it all on the line time after time in the ring, in his refusal to fight in Vietnam, and in his embrace of Islam. Read

Peggy Hurst is remembered as a "home economist" extraordinaire with a passion for hitting the road. Read

Jon Bailey enjoyed being a guardian. He was good at it, because he loved what he did. Read

Though science and physics were his life, Walter Kohn was a humanist, artist, and philosopher who mentored and inspired students and colleagues alike. Read

Rusty Fairly was a tough football and baseball coach for UCSB and SBCC, and he later brought his down-to-earth style to the City Council. Read

Thomas Blatt survived the Sobibór death camp and went on to tell the story the Nazis tried to erase. Read

The gifted actor’s career spanned multiple decades and genres. Read

The grief and disbelief over the horrifying murders of herbalist Henry Han, Jennie Yu, and Emily Han are powerful testimony to the place they held in Santa Barbara. Read

Many remember the Adult Ed classes taught by Hilda Wenner, with a roomful of guitars propelling the music forward. Read

A big, happy kid who loved to play outside, Jean Thomson had a cheerful enthusiasm that won her friends everywhere she went. Read

Relatives, friends, and customers alike remember John Alvarado's integrity and kindness; he leaves behind a proud heritage. Read

George Solinas worked with the United Farm Workers, La Casa de la Raza, and many others who needed his artistry and building skills. Read

Bill Connell nourished customers with hot dogs and wise-cracking asides at his Carpinteria Bluffs stand — with which he won for all veteran vendors tax-free status. Read

A survivor of Majdanek prison camp, Dr. Marianna Masin pioneered early cancer detection with her husband at Sansum Medical Research Foundation. Read

From humble beginnings, Jim Pattillo became a decorated WWII pilot and judge of the Santa Barbara courts. Read

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