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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Jo Duffy: 1943-2019


Jo Duffy started flying with the nonprofit Aeromedicos, then flew baby eaglets to sanctuaries; mapped oil spills, tracked migrating whales, and monitored the health of the shoreline from the air with Lighthawk; and was also a search and rescue pilot for the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

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James Young: 1929-2018


James Young, a systems engineer for NASA and SBRC, earned the space agency’s highest honor for turning pretty pictures from space into very accurate, precise data, used for weather forecasting and understanding the earth’s climate.

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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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Joe Aguinaga


1955 - 2019

Visitation:Monday, noon to 3pm at Welch-Ryce-Haider Santa Barbara. Rosary; Monday, 4pm, St. Raphael’s Church. Mass; Tuesday, 10am, St Raphael’s Church

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James Dolan Reid


1937 - 2019

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Old Mission Santa Ynes located

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Jorge Arturo Lopez


1957 - 2019

Visitation; Tuesday, 4pm through Rosary at 7pm at the Welch-Ryce-Haider downtown Chapel. Mass; Wednesday, 10am at Our Lady of Sorrows

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Josephine Pacelli


1922 - 2019

Service will be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Monday, May 20 at 10:00 am.

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Jon Gathercole


1948 - 2019

REMEMBERING JON GATHERCOLE July 11, 1948 to March 1, 2019 His legacy: He made us smile, He made us laugh,

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Jessie Estelle Breytspraak


1931 - 2020

Jessie Estelle Breytspraak was born on November 5, 1931 in Teaneck, New Jersey to Edward R. and Estelle nee Fastbender,

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Joseph John Andrach


1943 - 2020

Joseph John Andrach died unexpectedly at home on January 14, 2020 in Santa Barbara, CA at the age of 76.

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Jess Joe Martinez Jr.


1931 - 2020

Jess Joe Martinez Jr. was born on November 3, 1931 to Jesus and Margaret Martinez in Santa Barbara, California where

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John Murray Ridland


1933 - 2020

John Murray Ridland, local poet and translator, born July 4, 1933, in London, England, died on January 29, 2020. Tribute

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Jacqueline Van Spanckeren


1925 - 2020

Jacqueline Van Spanckeren died peacefully January 8, 2020 at 94 years of age, surrounded by her three children. A beautiful,

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Judith “Judy” Savio


1943 - 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Judith “Judy” Savio (née Heft) on the morning of

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Jamie Forrest Raney


1952 - 2019

Jamie Forrest Raney, 67, of Los Olivos, passed away on November 12, 2019, following a valiant two-year battle with Leukemia

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Jeff Minar


Jeff Minar passed away at his home in Hillsboro, OR on November 27th at age 56 and is now with his Lord.

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Janis A. Shinn


1929 - 2019

Janis A. Shinn died peacefully in her sleep on November 29, 2019 at Serenity House in Santa Barbara, Ca. She

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Judi L. Klein


1947 - 2019

Judi L. Klein, daughter, mother, sister, grandmother and dear friend stepped away from her earthly body on October 31. She

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June Pearl Ruiz


June Pearl Ruiz peacefully passed away at home on the evening of October 21st. After a lengthy illness, June moved

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