Linda Kay Raney
Linda Kay Raney, a Santa Barbara resident for more than 35 years, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, November 7th. She was 71 years old.
Linda earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from UC Santa Barbara and was a member of UCSB Administrative Services in Cheadle Hall for 24 years. She was also a licensed Marriage Family Therapist in Santa Barbara for over 30 years.
Linda was a loving and dedicated mother; a thoughtful, kind-hearted, and generous friend; and a strong, compassionate, and wise counselor. She was known for being a voracious reader, a passionate gardener, and for her extraordinary talent in decorating and crafting. She was a great friend to many. Her passing will be a loss to us all but her memory will be in our hearts forever.She is survived by her two sons David and Aaron, her sister Karen Dorrian, and brother Richard Elioff.
If you wish to honor Linda Raney you can make a small donation to a local Santa Barbara charity in her name.