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Ethel Scar

2018

Ethel Scar, of Casa Dorinda, Montecito passed away on June 20, 2018 in the Casa Dorinda Medical Center. She was ...

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David S. Harvey

1951 - 2018

David Harvey, among the most enthusiastic lovers of life one could ever meet, peacefully left this life after suffering a ...

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Larry Spears

County Residence: Goleta Date of Death: 06/10/2018 Age: 77 Occupation: Gold Smith Jeweler Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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Parnell McGriggs

County Residence: Lompoc Date of Death: 06/02/2018 Age: 46 Occupation: Quality Control Manager Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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Burton Rayden

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 06/19/2018 Age: 90 Occupation: Insurance Executive Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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Isolina Bouza

Decedent Name: Isolina Bouza County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 06/13/2018 Age: 77 Occupation: Homemaker Arrangements by: Coast Cities ...

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Diane Randall

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 06/07/2018 Age: 62 Occupation: G.I.S. Engineer Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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Kim Angelo Christiansen

1945 - 2018

Kim Angelo Christiansen (aka Kimbo) a prolific artist, lover of family, and consummate free-spirit, passed away in his sleep on ...

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Caroline Osborne

County Residence: Santa Barbara Date of Death: 06/14/2018 Age: 82 Occupation: School Teacher Arrangements by: Coast Cities Cremations Ventura & ...

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Peter K. Wilson

DATE OF DEATH: 06/15/2018 AGE: 73 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara. SERVICE INFORMATION: Private Services

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Eric Duane Schulenberg

11/06/54-06/25/09 Beloved Brother, Son, Father, Friend We miss you every day. The mountains and the sea wrap us in memories ...

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Democrito M. Sancha Jr.

1940-2018 A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 30th 11:00 am, at Tucker's Grove # 1, Goleta.

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Suzanne E. Roberts

DATE OF BIRTH: 11-08-1934 DATE OF DEATH: 06-16-2018 AGE:83 RESIDENCE: Santa Barbara, CA SERVICE INFORMATION: Memorial Service; Saturday, 11am at ...

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Nena Quiros

2018

A Life Well Lived. (A Life Lived Without Boredom?) Born the middle child of 3, to Mario and Lavonia Quiros, ...

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Ken Williams

2018

Ken Williams was a man of honor and courage, and above all else, a teacher. Throughout a life marked by ...

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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

Wine impresario Archie McLaren was a colorful, one-of-a-kind fine wine and food enthusiast. Read

Dennie LaTourelle explored the inner depths, within herself and also in teaching others, while finding the time to start Santa Barbara’s Birth Resource Center. Read

George McClintock’s jazz club, the Spigot, brought world-famous jazz musicians to Santa Barbara in the 1950s and 1960s. Read

Children, students, young adults, middle-aged executives, landscapers, well-to-do retirees, immigrants from near and far Read

Betty Klausner was instrumental in bringing a contemporary arts presence to old-world Santa Barbara. Read

Freddy Caston’s career began as a home builder, but he was always a painter. After a one-man show, he began working in Spain, Morocco, and finally landed in Santa Barbara in the mid-’70s. Read

From supporting civil rights to opposing the nuclear program at Vandenberg, Bud Boothe, a WWII veteran, had a passion for peace. Read

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