Jim Clendenen: 1953-2021


In 1989, with the help of the Miller family, Jim, Adam Tolmach, and I built a winery at the Bien Nacido Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley. Jim and I have continued to make our wines in the same winery ever since.

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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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Julia Schmidt


1945 - 2022

Rosary on Thursday, July 14 at 7:00PM at Welch-Ryce-Haider at 450 Ward Drive. Mass on Friday, July 15 at Noon

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June Carol (Cosner) Sochel


1933 - 2022

10 AM, June 26, Simmons Global Leadership Center, Westmont College. RSVP at Eventbrite.com for in person or online attendance.

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Jan V. Jezek


1930 - 2022

Graveside Service: Friday, April 29th. , 12:30pm at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

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Jan DeWitt


1946 - 2022

Services Pending in Spring/Summer. Please contact jdairstream@gmail.com for more info.

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John H. Riffero


1915 - 2021

Mass: Monday, January 24th, 10am at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by

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John Yanos


1940 - 2021

Family and Friends Memorial Honor Guard Service – 8 January 2022 @ 2:30 Christ Lutheran Church Goleta, Ca.

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Jack Ward


1933 - 2021

St. Raphael’s Catholic Church 5444 Hollister Ave Santa Barbara CA 93111 Saturday  December 4, 10:00 am

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John Macker


Twenty-six Odes to the Macker! You are A good soul, Living inside an Irish devil. What a blow, For you

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John Mullins


1938 - 2022

John was a local boy who grew up on a horse ranch in Montecito, and attended local schools. He graduated

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Jay David Gaines, MD


1941 - 2022

Jason passed away peacefully at Serenity House in Santa Barbara on June 12, 2022 at the age of 81. He

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James Richard Downing


1929 - 2022

Jim was a devoted husband, father, educator, camper, world traveler, naturalist, volunteer, and real estate developer. He lived the first

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John Brennand


1935 - 2022

John Brennand, renowned Godfather of recreational and competitive running in Santa Barbara, passed away on June 30th at Cottage Hospital

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John Robert DeLoreto


1959 - 2022

John R. DeLoreto, born in Santa Barbara, CA, on March 30th, 1959, the son of James and Frances Neilson DeLoreto,

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Jeffrey Martin Kustal


1941 - 2022

“By rising gently you might learn, The days come once and don’t return, And you should be there when they

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James D. Cook


James Daniel Cook, died May 6, 2022 from complications from surgery. He was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1961.  His

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Jim White


1955 - 2022

Our beloved Jim White, born in Maine Dec. 22, 1955, departed this life June 12, 2022. With his children Jessica, Justin, and Cristen,

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Joseph Deutsch


1966 - 2022

The world is a smaller place today as Joseph Deutsch, brother, uncle, father and friend departed suddenly on May 23,

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John Rowe


1947 - 2022

John Steven Rowe passed away peacefully surrounded by his family May 19 and gained his angel wings (I know this

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