Judy Sutcliffe: 1941-2021


Shortly after Judy’s Santa Barbara visit in winter 1978, she sold everything she had in Iowa and returned in her old red VW Beetle. She set out to make new friends, among them Ozzie Da Ros, who suggested Judy as a custom tilemaker to a client. Judy had found a new career.

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Judith Brown


On a visit to Esalen with her husband, George, Judith Brown so impressed Dr. Fritz Perls that he invited her to study Gestalt therapy with him. The kind of person to develop life-long friendships after meeting someone on a plane or in a grocery store, Judith brought her patients to self-awareness and self-love.

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John Buttny: 1938-2020


John Buttny cut his political teeth on Vietnam protests in Boulder, Colorado, and after he settled down in Isla Vista, he rarely said “no” when asked to work on issues ranging from environmental protection to homelessness, from the Gaviota Coast to the bucolic Santa Ynez Valley.

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Julie Ann Felix: 1938-2020


A Santa Barbara native who was a leading figure in the folk music boom of the 1960s, Julie Felix was more than just a singer and songwriter.

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John Ridland: 1933-2020


One virtue of friendship is this: If your friend is an eminent poet like John Ridland, it doesn’t get in the way.

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Jim Sutherland: 1935-2019


A former mayor of Appleton, Wisconsin, Jim Sutherland moved with his family to the Santa Barbara area in 1983 to work in Westmont College’s admissions department, drawn to the “eternal dimension” of the school’s spiritual mission.

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James Breen, 1947-2019


The snarky, witty bartender who ruled the roost at Harry’s and The Sportsman, Jim Breen also represented a myriad of clients including Ensemble Theatre and Old Spanish Days.

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John Douglas Dalton


1964 - 2020

John Douglas Dalton, 56 ,owner of JD Electric for 28 years, died 11/14/2020. His Family and friends will remember John’s

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June S. Kambach


1922 - 2020

An online celebration of June’s life will take place on Saturday, October 17. For more information, please email JuneKambachMemorial@gmail.com

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John Ridland


Commemoration of John Ridland will take place at 1pm Saturday March 14 at the Unitarian Parish Hall. Corner of Arrellaga

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June Dean Tapken


1950 - 2019

June Tapken (nee Dean) is survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert, daughters Jennifer and Robin and 5 grandchildren.

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Jason Jared Damitz


1970 - 2019

Graveside service will be held on Friday, Nov 22, at 11:00am at the Santa Barbara Cemetery. 901 Channel Drive, Santa

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John Dean Caldwell


1940 - 2019

A Memorial will be held on September 27, 2019 at 3:30p at Katharine Thayer Cate Chapel at Cate School in

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Jeanne O’Hara


1926 - 2019

Former Santa Barbara resident Jeanne O’Hara ,Tuesday, Sept. 17th at 10 a.m., St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 1650 Ygnacio Valley

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Jeffery Del Herman


1954 - 2021

HERMAN, Jeffery Del, 66, of Ballard passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Born in Salem, Oregon on September 4,

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Joanne Martin


1955 - 2021

Joanne Martin, our beloved friend, partner, daughter, sister, Mom, Grandma, aunt, teacher, and colleague was taken to a better place

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Jary Lee Cater


1947 - 2021

Jary Lee Cater died April 8, 2021 choosing End of Life to die from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) on his

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Jay David McCafferty


1948 - 2021

Jay McCafferty, one of Los Angeles’s most important and convention-defying artists, died March 21 at his home north of Santa

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James Gordon Folks


1944 - 2021

James Gordon Folks was born on March 12, 1944 in Starke, Florida and died on March 29, 2021 of several

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Joe R. Gonzalez


1924 - 2021

Joe R. Gonzalez, 97, of Santa Barbara passed away peacefully on Friday, March 26, 2021, at 9:50 p.m. He was

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James William Shaw, MD


1939 - 2021

Jim passed away quickly and peacefully with his wife Patti by his side. He had a long struggle with Alzheimer’s

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Judith Sutcliffe


1941 - 2021

Judith Ann Sutcliffe, age 80, died March 3, 2021 after a long history with breast cancer came to a close.

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Jon-Stephen Hedges


1947 - 2021

When we truly see the Lord, we will act in the world energized by what we receive at the Altar.

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Jose J. Gonzalez


1923 - 2021

Angels are dancing a polka in heaven to the sounds of Dad playing his harmonica. Jose Jesus Gonzalez passed away

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Joy Eleanor McDaris


1964 - 2020

Joy Eleanor McDaris passed away on October 13, 2020. A lifelong resident of Santa Barbara. Joy was bprn on December

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Jesse R. Valdez


1965 - 2021

Jesse left this world after a lengthy illness and was called to finally rest with the Lord. Jesse was born

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