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Robert "Bob" F. Zirretta

Robert "Bob" F. Zirretta, 63, passed away on March 19th, 2015 in Santa Barbara. Services are pending.

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John Steven Harris

1942 - 2015

Adventurer, traveler and smarter than the president, John Steven Harris aka “Harry” passed with his irreverent sense of humor, incredibly ...

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Alberto Paul Pizano

1931 - 2015

Dedicated Community Advocate and Volunteer Santa Barbara lost a tireless advocate for education and the cultural arts in the passing ...

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Ronald H. Eldridge

Ronald (Ron) Eldridge died peacefully with family at his side, March 2, 2015 at the home he built and filled ...

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Flo Hamilton

1921 - 2015

Flo Hamilton called many places home over the course of her long life, but the Santa Ynez Valley was surely ...

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Glenn Franklin VanBlaricum

1920 - 2015

Glenn Franklin VanBlaricum of Goleta, California, died of pneumonia at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital on March 13, 2015. He was ...

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Elizabeth "Beth" Pattrick Mackenzie

1928 - 2015

Elizabeth “Beth” Pattrick Mackenzie, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, has died at age 86 in Pasadena, California. A Southern ...

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Brenda A. Watts

1923 - 2015

Brenda A. Watts, 91, passed away on March 17th, 2015 in Santa Barbara. No services are planned.

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Jesse Papworth

1982 - 2015

Jesse Papworth passed away on March 9th at his home in Santa Barbara after a 14 month battle with Pancreatic ...

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Jonathan Matthew Cox

1972 - 2015

Jonathan left us unexpectedly on Friday, March 6 at the age of 42 in Santa Barbara. He will be immensely ...

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Ronald J. Faoro D.V.M.

On March 1st, 2015 Ron Faoro was taken from us unexpectedly while paragliding in the skies above the foothills of ...

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Lavonne Bonnie Friedman

Lavonne “Bonnie” Friedman, 92, passed away on March 13th, 2015. Burial will be in Manilus, IL.

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Jeff Bass

1947 - 2015

Jeff Bass was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1947 and moved to LA at the same time as the Dodgers ...

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Glenn Franklin Van Blaricum

Glenn Franklin Van Blaricum, 94, passed away on March 13th, 2015. Services will be held in Illinois.

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Sheila Carter Ehrman

1920 - 2015

Sheila Carter Ehrman of Santa Barbara passed away on February 18, 2015. Sheila will always be remembered for her generosity ...

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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

Léni Fé Bland was a great friend to the music and dance communities. Read

Our mother's love of sewing continued her entire life, and the layers of our Fiesta flower girl skirts are among our most prized possessions. Read

A Vietnam vet and UCSB graduate, García worked for equality for Hispanic peoples. Read

Master guitarist David Collert was known as “Swingin’ Dave” thanks to his guitar prowess and larger-than-life persona. Read

So many solutions to bicycle and pedestrian safety in Santa Barbara can be laid at Ralph Fertig's feet. Read

Remembering a neighbor who didn't live in a house. Read

I am the only lawyer who tried six felonies to a jury verdict against TWS, and then I worked for him for 24 years after I quit defense work. Read

Though Darcy has passed on, her signs can be found, literally, around town: interpretive signs about plants and animals and “no dumping, drains to ocean” signs on storm drains. Read

Santa Barbara County's District Attorney from 1983-2006, Tom loved his family first, then his job, friends, softball, golf, and Notre Dame. Read

An activist to save I.V.'s Perfect Park, he also tried to prevent the extermination of the black rats of Anacapa Island. Read

Many remember Jo for serving those less fortunate and for leading community causes. Read

Smart, steady, and kind, John Sirois was a fine photographer, respected real estate agent, and a regular at the Summerland Post Office. Read

Remembering Al Alvarez, a records specialist at SBPD and friend. Read

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