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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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Dorothy Campbell

A Celebration of Life for Dorothy Conquest Campbell Saturday, November 3, 2018, 10:00 AM Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, 5315 Foothill ...

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Ann Gutshall Hatridge

1932 - 2018

Don Hatridge lost his beloved Ann on September 30 2018, Don and Ann enjoyed 18 wonderful years of marriage and ...

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Celia E. "Sally" Diaz

1938 - 2018

Diaz, Celia E. “Sally” born April 1, 1938, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 8th, 2018 in Santa ...

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Laura Lynn Six

1957 - 2018

Laura Lynn Six, age 61, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2018 at Serenity House in Santa Barbara, CA. Laura ...

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Thomas Dwayne Parnell

1959 - 2018

Thomas Dwayne Parnell died on October 3rd, 2018 at his home in Santa Barbara in the presence of his loving ...

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Giorgio Perissinotto

1942 - 2018

Our Father, Husband, and Friend, Giorgio Perissinotto left us too soon on September 22, 2018. He was born in Trieste, ...

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Jesus "Prieto" Hernandez

1926 - 2018

Jesus “Prieto” Hernandez was born December 20, 1926, he passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9th, surrounded by his family ...

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Ardis Freymodsson

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 09/27/2018 Age: 96 Occupation: Hairdresser Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & Goleta

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Brenda Blanck

Decedent Name: Brenda Blanck County Residence: Santa Maria Date of Death: 09/20/2018 Age: 69 Occupation: Accountant Arrangements by: Coast Cities ...

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Paul Smith

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 09/23/2018 Age: 86 Occupation: Submersible Pilot Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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Barry Sottak

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 10/01/2018 Age: 76 Occupation: Brigadier General Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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Eden Trujillo

Decedent Name: Eden Trujillo County Residence: Lompoc Date of Death: 09/20/2018 Age: 44 Occupation: Groundskeeper Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations ...

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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

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

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