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Steven Carlson: 1950-2021

Tall, sometimes severe-looking to strangers — at UCSB, his job entailed delivering a lot of good and bad employment news, cementing his tough-guy reputation — Steve Carlson was in truth a doting parent and a steadfast friend.

Dave Loveton: 1958-2021

It’s hard to describe how frenzied a Friday or Saturday night on the sports desk could be, and Dave Loveton was cheerfully in the middle of the action.

Sam Cunningham: 1950-2021

The qualities that set Sam Cunningham apart and made him the brightest star in the constellation of sports figures during my lifetime were his genuineness, his honesty, and his decency.

Leon Litwack: 1929-2021

American historian Leon Litwack had a distinguished career that included a Pulitzer Prize-winning books and four decades teaching at UC Berkeley. Born in Santa Barbara, he returned in 2013 to give a talk, the preview for which we run again here.

Lee Moldaver: 1949-2021

A decade after I met Lee Moldaver in the offices of the Santa Barbara Independent, he asked me to serve

Hugo Macario: 1965-2021

Hugo Macario, an accomplished educator, performer of Latin fusion music genres, and longtime Santa Barbara resident, died unexpectedly on May

Tara Haaland-Ford: 1972-2021

Tara Haaland-Ford told the author that being diagnosed with stage four cancer helped her identify what she should be doing with her time. That included fighting for causes that she believed in and recruiting others, for instance, against the gang injunction, establishing a Teen Legal Clinic, and creating the S.B. Survivors Network after the Montecito mudslides.


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