Leon Litwack: 1929-2021

American historian Leon Litwack had a distinguished career that included a Pulitzer Prize-winning books and four decades teaching at UC Berkeley. Born in Santa Barbara, he returned in 2013 to give a talk, the preview for which we run again here.

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Leslie Gangl Howe, 1957-2020

Every time Leslie Gangl Howe stepped onstage, or in front of a camera, she provided a thoughtful, meaningful and often hilarious performance — all while gifting us with that dazzling smile.

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LaRayne “Penny” Fauskee

Viewing 10am – 12pm, Thursday January 14, Welch-Ryce-Haider, 15 E. Sola St, Santa Barbara CA. Private internment following at Santa

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Lisa Ann Chachakos

1963 - 2020

Lisa Ann Chachakos, 56, of Santa Barbara CA, lost her battle to Cancer December 11, 2020. She was a gentle

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Louise Saffold

1932 - 2019

Louise loved her life, it was full of gratitude + joy! Celebrated 11/2/19 w/ her peeps. vnhcsb.org

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Luis Garfias Perez

1921 - 2019

A viewing & Rosary will be held at the Old Mission Santa Ynez on Tue Nov 12 6:00pm until 9:00pm.

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Leslie Vought Kuenne

1960 - 2019

The memorial service for Leslie Kuenne, formerly of Santa Barbara, was held on Saturday, August 17 at 4 pm at

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Louis Ignacio Avila

1965 - 2019

A mass will be held Fri. May 3rd at Our Lady of Guadalupe church, 227 N. Nopal St. there will

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Loretta Christine Verhasselt

1928 - 2021

Our beloved mother, sister, wife, and grandmother passed away peacefully Aug 22, 2021 after a visit from Msgr. Stephen Downes,

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Larry D. Drake

1952 - 2021

Larry was born in Sacramento on May 29, 1952, to the late Harold Drake and Dorothy Quam. He passed on

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Larry Ray Blessing

1944 - 2021

Larry passed away at Cottage Hospital on Friday, July 16, 2021 with his family by his side due to complications

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Leatrice Luria

1928 - 2021

Leatrice (Abramson) Luria, 93, passed away peacefully on June 10, 2021, in Santa Barbara, California, the city in which she

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Lauretta L. May

We are saddened to announce the passing of our dear Mother, Lauretta L. May (Laurie to her friends). She passed

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Lisa Fox

Lisa Fox had an infectious love of life, her kind, loving, and adventurous spirit will live on in all who

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Leonard Richard Woods

1951 - 2021

Born in Erding Germany, Leonard was naturalized and served in the United States Navy for 6 years as a medic

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Lilia Dolores Yanez

1933 - 2021

On Sunday January 31, 2021 Lilia Dolores Yanez went home to her Lord and Savior at the age of 87.

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Louis Alfred Diaz

1926 - 2021

Louis Diaz passed away on January 15, 2021 in Grand Saline, Texas. He was a long time resident of the

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Lois Allison

1924 - 2020

The amazing Lois Allison (lovingly know as Gaga to friends and family) age 96 passed away 12/18/ 2020 peacefully of

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