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Ruth Brooks Scollin

2017

Ruth Brooks Scollin, a long time resident of Santa Barbara, died at her home on July 17, 2017 at the ...

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Linda Ann Lindberg

1943 - 2017

Linda Anne Lindberg, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away in Santa Barbara on July 14, 2017, ...

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Ralph Philbrick

1934 - 2017

Ralph Philbrick, age 83, passed away on July 10, 2017, at Cottage Hospital, following a sudden illness. Ralph was born ...

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Lepska Warren

1923 - 2017

Lepska Warren nee Janina Marta Lepski March 23, 1923 - July 18, 2017 Our mother was born in Poland, lived ...

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German Jesus Wilcox

Date of Death: July 19, 2017 Age: 47 Residence: Goleta, CA Services: Viewing will take place on Saturday July 22 ...

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Robinson Jay Eikenberry

1969 - 2017

The world has lost one of its brightest stars. Robinson Jay Eikenberry died unexpectedly of a heart attack, on July ...

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Albert Borgaro

DATE OF BIRTH: 06-18-1927 DATE OF DEATH: 07-12-2017 AGE: 90 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Rosary; Thursday, July 27, ...

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The Rev. Stefani S. Schatz

1962 - 2017

The Rev. Stefani S. Schatz 09/24/62 - 07/12/2017 Stefani grew up in Santa Barbara and it was her wish that ...

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Mercedes Cecilia Flynn Barnitz

2017

Mercedes Barnitz passed away on the morning of June 30th, 2017 in the home she loved. Born and raised in ...

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Eugene Hillman Goudeau Jr.

DATE OF BIRTH: 03-21-1924 DATE OF DEATH: 07-14-2017 AGE: 93 RESIDENCE: Goleta, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Rosary; Wednesday, July 26, 6:30pm ...

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Ruth Brooks Scollin

Date of Death: July 17, 2017 Age: 85 Residence: Santa Barbara, CA Services: Memorial service will be held on Saturday ...

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Maureen Connell-Johnston

DATE OF BIRTH: 03-25-1949 DATE OF DEATH: 07-18-2017 AGE: 68 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Services pending DONATIONS:Transition House ...

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Edward C. Ayala

Date of Death: July 19, 2017 Age: 80 Residence: Carpinteria, CA Services: Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, July 26 at ...

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Rick A. Vega

DATE OF DEATH: 7/12/2017 AGE: 64 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Funeral Service on Saturday at 10:00a.m. at Welch-Ryce-Haider, 15 ...

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Frank G. La Barge, AIA

1933 -

Frank was born in Pond Creek, Oklahoma, on December 6th, 1933. His family moved to California in 1936, driven West ...

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Ralph Lowe's roving life and perceptions take center stage in his memoirs. Read

A longtime marriage and family therapist, Evelyn Gerlach was also a self-taught artist. Read

James DeLoreto survived his posting as a WWII glider pilot in Europe and became a well-known attorney, president of the Bar, city councilmember, and Italian vice-consul in Santa Barbara. Read

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

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