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Janice Monet Cosentino

2018

Janice Monet Cosentino, 73, of Santa Barbara, CA passed away peacefully at home October 15, 2018. She was born in ...

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Juan Torres

1950 - 2018

Juan Torres- age 68 passed away on October 14th 2018 at home with some loved ones by his side. Juan ...

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Kate Doordan Klavan

1946 - 2018

Kate Doordan Klavan, journalist, author, artist, care giver, passed away at home in Santa Barbara on October 13, 2018, of ...

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Matthew Augustine Hoyne

1965 - 2018

Matthew Augustine Hoyne was born on June 19, 1965, to Eugenia Gladstone and John Reardon Hoyne. His parents were reared ...

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Robert M. Failing, MD

2018 - 1928

Bob had an amazing and well lived ninety years of exploration and adventure. He truly participated in all aspects of ...

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John Whitney Tustin

1955 - 2018

John Tustin lived and went to school here in Santa Barbara. He graduated Santa Barbara High 1973. John lived in ...

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Robert Rodriguez

1923 - 2018

Robert passed on to heaven peacefully Sunday morning, October 14, 2018, at the age of 94. In his last days ...

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Ann G. Love

2018

Our beloved sister, Ann Love, 75, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, October 9, 2018 from complications related to Diabetes. She ...

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Sue Forster Vincent

1937 - 2018

Sue Forster Vincent, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2018 at her home in ...

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Robert Earl Burke

DATE OF BIRTH: March 28, 1932 DATE OF DEATH: October 14, 2018 AGE: 86 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA DATE, TIME ...

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Barry B. Langberg

1942 - 2018

Barry Langberg, one of the nation’s most renowned and preeminent trial lawyers, has died. He was 75 years old. He ...

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Louis G. Soto

DATE OF DEATH: 10/07/2018 AGE: 98 RESIDENCE: Carpinteria. SERVICE INFORMATION: Private Services

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Jane Carey (Fristoe) Brun

2018

Jane Carey (Fristoe) Brun passed away on July 31, 2018 in Santa Barbara, California. She was born in Austin, Texas ...

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Evelyn M. Hodson

DATE OF BIRTH: July 22, 1924 DATE OF DEATH: October 9, 2018 AGE: 94 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA DATE, TIME ...

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Richard Graham Croft, Jr.

DATE OF BIRTH: December 14, 1939 DATE OF DEATH: October 13, 2018 AGE: 78 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA DATE, TIME ...

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With her uncensored sense of humor and unfailing talent as a hostess, Betty Jo Stephens charmed her guests into opening their wallets for Democratic candidates. Read

Dr. Lois Jovanovič was known for being the voice for women with diabetes, pioneering the protocols that make it possible for them to deliver healthy babies. Read

The cofounder of two very successful Santa Barbara businesses, Karl Lopker was intensely competitive at virtually everything he did, but he didn't complain if he didn't win. He was too busy getting better. Read

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

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