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Marilynn Marie Seekins

1920 - 2015

Marilynn Marie Seekins, 95, of Santa Barbara passed away on July 28, 2015. Private services.

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John S. Clark

2015

Lifelong Santa Barbara resident John S. Clark passed away peacefully at Serenity House after a battle with cancer on July ...

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Marlene (chi-chi) Bulfone

In loving Memory It has been six years since you left us all and there is not a day that ...

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Stephen Martin Forrest

1956 - 2015

Stephen Martin Forrest passed away suddenly on July 19th, at 59 years of age. Steve was born in Paterson, New ...

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Eugene Custer Baum

1941 - 2015

Eugene Custer Baum passed away on June 17, 2015 at his home in Santa Barbara with his wife beside him. ...

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Amanda Heming Minsky

1955 - 2015

Amanda passed peacefully in her home on July 6th, 2015 after a long difficult battle with cancer. She was the ...

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Stanton J. Peale

1937 - 2015

Stanton died May 14, 2015 at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital from complications of a fall. He had been undergoing treatment ...

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Dan P. Parks

1927 - 2011

...It was another Viva La Fiesta back in 1975 for Realtor Dan P. Parks. Born 04/29/1927 in Burnt Hills NY, ...

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Stanley A. Couzens

1940 - 2015

Stan Couzens (Butch/Butch Cain) left this world too soon due to brain cancer. He passed peacefully at home in Sedro-Woolley, ...

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Gerald Havens Grant

1945 - 2015

Gerald Havens Grant, born August 24th, 1945, in Santa Barbara, CA, passed away peacefully in the loving arms of his ...

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Robert W. Killen

1954 - 2015

Robert W. Killen transitioned at his home in Santa Barbara on Thursday June 4, 2015 after a five-year battle with ...

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Adeline Hazard Georgi

1923 - 2015

Adeline Hazard Georgi, 92, formerly of Santa Barbara, passed away on July 12, 2015. SERVICE INFORMATION: A Funeral Service will ...

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Walter G. Lormer, Jr.

1924 - 2015

Walter G. Lormer, Jr., 90 of Santa Barbara, passed away on July 12, 2015. Funeral Service - Wednesday, July 22 ...

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Richard Michael Martin

1944 - 2015

Richard Michael Martin, age 70, passed away peacefully at his home in Diamond Springs, California, on July 13, 2015, after ...

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Blanche Angelina Pitts

1926 - 2015

Blanche Angelina Pitts passed away at home on June 16, with her children present, in Santa Barbara, the city she ...

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In her 7 years and 9 months, Gwendolyn Strong touched the hearts of many and gave birth to a foundation to fight spinal muscular atrophy. Read

Children, bicycles, horses, history, and trails — all became the focus of Vie Obern's forward-looking civic efforts. Read

Debby Davison anchored newscasts for KEYT for almost two decades and was a frequent host for charitable events after arriving in Santa Barbara in 1990. Read

George (Jürgen) Wittenstein was a member of WWII's White Rose. Read

The patriarch to a large family of children, friends, and customers, Tony Guevara also turned his hand often to repairs. Read

Audie Love was a noted art teacher nationally, and his encouragement of many students led to professional art careers. Read

Cliff Sponsel's life spanned from a one-room schoolhouse to an engineering career to a love of cars to some major philanthropy. Read

At Community Housing, California Rural Legal Assistance, and S.B.'s Legal Defense Center, Clare Conk worked and volunteered her time for social justice. Read

A student at Hope School and a longtime principal at Monte Vista, John Ehrenborg encouraged teachers' talents and innovations. Read

An innovative teacher, John Harris had an uncanny knack with trigger points and big, soft, warm, intelligent, responsive hands and feet. Read

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. Read

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. Read

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

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