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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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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Jess T. Martinez


1921 - 2021

Jess passed away peacefully on Aug 30, 2021. He was 100 yrs old. Funeral Mass will be held at St.

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JAMES R JULCA


1935 - 2021

James Julca, beloved teacher, father and grandfather passed away peacefully at his home in Santa Barbara, CA on May 13,

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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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Jerry Stewart


1934 - 2021

Jerry Stewart was adopted as an infant by devout Mormons, Adiel Stewart (then Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah) and

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Jeffrey David Wootton


1946 - 2021

Jeff Wootton, a loving husband and father, died September 25, 2021 at age 75 as a result of Lewy Body

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Jimmy Pena


1953 - 2021

In loving memory of Jimmy Pena, a Legend in Goleta, especially, Goleta Beach. Despite his personal challenges, his free spirit,

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John Haro


1950 - 2021

John Haro passed away from ALS on Sunday, September 5. He was 70 years old. John was born on October

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Jessie Espinoza Salvador


1928 - 2021

Jessie Espinoza Salvador, 92, of Carpinteria, CA, left this world peacefully to join her Lord and Savior on August 20,

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Joan Sawyer Bohn


1933 - 2021

Joan Sawyer Bohn, daughter of Charles Francis Sawyer and Lorine Bishop Sawyer was born in Huntington Woods, MI. Her father

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Jennifer Leigh Blankenbeckler


1976 - 2021

Jennifer Leigh Blankenbeckler, age 45, of Santa Barbara, CA, passed away on August 9, 2021, at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

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James R Julca


1935 - 2021

James Julca, beloved teacher, husband, brother, father and grandfather passed away peacefully at his home in Santa Barbara, CA on

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Janet Kazuko Fukumura


1930 - 2021

Janet Kazuko Fukumura peacefully rested in God’s arms on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the age of 91. She was

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Jacqueline Ross Gambetta


1935 - 2021

Jackie Gambetta, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 25, in the comfort of her home. She is survived by

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Julie Correale Wayne


1933 - 2021

Resident of Santa Barbara since 1965. Loved by many, she loved her plants and trees; a great supporter of wild

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