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Bernhard "Bernie" Penner

1926 - 2017

Bernhard “Bernie” Penner passed away suddenly on Fathers Day. Bernie arrived in America as an 11-year-old refugee, having lost his ...

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Robert Brierton Jr.

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 06/17/2017 Age: 67 Occupation: Automotive Mechanic Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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David Ferreira

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 06/17/2017 Age: 63 Occupation: Chef Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & Goleta

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Esther Davis

County Residence: Goleta Date of Death: 06/19/2017 Age: 90 Occupation: Homemaker Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & Goleta

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Julio "Pancho" Carrillo, Jr.

Date of Death: June 15, 2017 Age: 73 Residence: Santa Ynez, CA Services: Funeral Mass will be Friday, June 23 ...

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Julio Gonzalez Limón

1925 - 2017

Julio Gonzalez Limón passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 in Santa Barbara, CA. Our Lord called him home on ...

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Charlotte Palacios

2017

Charlotte (“Char”) Palacios, 68, passed away peacefully June 1, surrounded by her children. She is survived by her son Anthony ...

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Dora Luz Perez

DATE OF BIRTH: 02-19-1962 DATE OF DEATH: 06-17-2017 AGE: 55 RESIDENCE: Carpinteria, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Rosary and Mass; Saturday, 1pm ...

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Eric Duane Schulenberg

1954 - 2009

Every day we think of you and miss you. We see you everywhere in the beauty of nature, the mountains ...

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Carol Victoria Dell

1946 - 2017

Carol Victoria Dell, 71, died June 10 at her home after a long illness. She was born April 16, 1946 ...

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Leonard Navarette Rojas

DATE OF BIRTH: 11-06-1955 DATE OF DEATH: 06-13-2017 AGE: 61 RESIDENCE: Goleta, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Mass; Friday, June 23rd., 10am ...

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Earl Gordon Holder

1939 - 2017

We celebrate the life of Earl Gordon Holder as a man of profound impact on all who knew him. After ...

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George Colin Harrower

1926 - 2017

George Harrower, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully at his long time home in ...

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Robert William Clayton

DATE OF BIRTH: February 25, 1932 DATE OF DEATH: June 18, 2017 AGE: 85 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA DATE, TIME ...

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Lillian Garcia Pizano

1933 - 2017

Lillian passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017. She was born and raised in East Los Angeles where she married ...

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An ambassador without a portfolio and a friend to presidents, Nancy Koppelman's greatest gift was her open heart. Read

All who knew her counted themselves extremely fortunate to have had Jody Kaufman in their lives. Read

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

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