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Isaac “Ike” Jenkins: 1938 – 2018

Band rehearsals with Ike Jenkins were like a vortex in time; the rest of the world ceased to exist. There were no rules; there was just musicality.

Don Canestro: 1954-2018

It is ironic that Don Canestro, a former Dive Safety Officer, died while scuba diving. For so many years, he was the person others relied on to keep them safe because of his extensive knowledge, expertise, and prowess underwater.

James Young: 1929-2018

James Young, a systems engineer for NASA and SBRC, earned the space agency’s highest honor for turning pretty pictures from space into very accurate, precise data, used for weather forecasting and understanding the earth’s climate.

Lonnie Wu: 1942-2018

From New York to Pennsylvania to Goleta, Lonnie Wu took in life and restored it to people in need.

Daniel Knapp: 1955 – 2018

Daniel Knapp fought for homeless rights in Santa Barbara, dedicating his blues guitar skills, inner philosopher, and talent for street theater to the cause.

Betty Stephens: 1932-2018

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.

Lois Jovanovič, MD: 1947-2018

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.

Karl Francis Lopker: 1951-2018

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.

In Memoriam: Bob Lovejoy, 1948-2018

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.

Lawrence Bailard Jr.: 1921-2018

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.


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