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C. Reno Chackel

1926 - 2018

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE in loving memory of C. RENO CHACKEL June 3, 1926-June 5, 2018 La Cumbre Country Club ...

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Doris Flahive

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 08/10/2018 Age: 91 Occupation: Licensed Vocational Nurse Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura ...

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Alfred Baltes

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 08/05/2018 Age: 86 Occupation: Owner/Operator Motorcycle Shop Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura ...

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Robert Thompson

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 08/07/2018 Age: 65 Occupation: Driver Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & Goleta

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Miguel Angel Garcia

DATE OF BIRTH: April 7, 1975 DATE OF DEATH: August 11, 2018 AGE: 43 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara DATE, TIME & ...

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Steven "Steve" Bruce Holmstrom

1950 - 2018

Steve Holmstrom of “Cowboystar Guitars” reunited with his beloved wife, Gail, on July 17, 2018. Steve was an important member ...

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Dorothy C. Campbell

2018

Dorothy Campbell passed away peacefully July 20th at her home in Carpinteria. Born in 1922 to Victor and Ella Conquest ...

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Elizabeth Hollingsworth

1961 - 2018

On August 6, 2018, the world lost the kindest, sweetest, most caring and compassionate woman the world has ever known. ...

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Craig Sherson

1956 - 2018

Craig Sherson was born in Cottage Hospital on April 22, 1956 and spent his entire life in the Santa Barbara ...

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M. Lonnie Wu

1942 - 2018

Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, healer, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones July 13, 2018. Born Mary ...

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Lillian E. Dell

Lillian E. Dell died recently. She was 97 years old. Lillian was very active in volunteer work for many years, ...

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Vernon Earl Cotter

1930 - 2018

Vernon Earl Cotter Passed away on July 4th, 2018, with his wife Anne at his side. Vern was born in ...

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Ruth Berry

DATE OF DEATH: 08/04/2018 AGE: 92 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Viewing on August 16th at Welch-Ryce-Haider, 15 E. Sola ...

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Misao (Akazawa) Mori

1919 - 2018

Misao Mori, 98, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, peacefully went home to be with her Lord on July ...

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Marianne Liepman

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 07/29/2018 Age: 91 Occupation: Homemaker Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & Goleta

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Bob Lovejoy became a regular at Jimmy’s, where the writer has mixed drinks for decades, and entertained them all with great stories and stale jokes. Read

Instead of farming exactly as it had always been done, Lawry chose to grow pumpkins, creating Mr. Bailard’s u-pick pumpkin patch, so successful it put his four children through college. Read

Ken Williams walked the streets of Santa Barbara for more than three decades, reaching out to the poor and the marginalized. Read

Santa Barbara’s plants and habitats lost a knowledgeable friend and supporter with the death of Ralph Philbrick. Read

Arve Sjovold's casual observations were spellbinding to his sons; they found the relationship between a small thing or event to larger ones, even those of global proportions. Read

Much has been said about Tom Urbanske, but his children remember his storytelling and how he loved the Santa Maria Valley. Read

Harris Meisel came to Santa Barbara more than 50 years ago to establish the Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital (now Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital), where he built a master tool to marry art and healing science. Read

Jim Ranta’s lifelong commitment to club water polo raised the bar for the sport in Santa Barbara. Read

A stranger in paradise. Read

The famed bartender at Mel’s, Sunny loved Santa Barbara. And Santa Barbara loved her right back. Read

Elizabeth was as easy onstage singing in her rich contralto as she was escorting a rattlesnake from her kitchen. Read

Actor Sylvia Short was a Shakespeare aficionado, unparalleled storyteller, singer of Irish songs, and longtime resident of Santa Barbara. Read

Ruth Nadel’s volunteerism helped create the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, and in her career, she pioneered the recognition of women’s paid and unpaid work. Read

An attorney with a passion for social justice, Allan Ghitterman believed in charity, civic betterment, friends, and family, above all. Read

Virginia Hayes was known far and wide as an authority on lotus and exotic plants like cycads, which she nurtured at Lotusland as diligently as she raised her children and cherished her friends. Read

A true renaissance man, David Brainard had a resume that stretched across bartending and theater, as well as mediation and teaching tough kid Read

Gil Ramirez was that rare individual who retained the best of his youth at age 90. Read

'Life’s purpose is to serve and inspire those around me.' —Jack Cantin Read

Wine impresario Archie McLaren was a colorful, one-of-a-kind fine wine and food enthusiast. Read

Dennie LaTourelle explored the inner depths, within herself and also in teaching others, while finding the time to start Santa Barbara’s Birth Resource Center. Read

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