Maureen Lance: 1938-2017

“Are you the bird lady?” For many years after failing eyesight forced Maureen Lance to give up caring for injured or orphaned birds, she would get such phone calls and was able to direct the caller to the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network.

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Marilyn Joyce Mepham Ghens

1940 - 2020

Marilyn’s son, Michael Ghens, welcomes friends and family to Marilyn’s graveside service at Santa Barbara Cemetery Mausoleum Feb. 27, 2020

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Monica Rae Young

2045 - 2020

Church of God of Prophecy on Morning Dr. Bakersfield, CA. 2/29/2020 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, please donate to

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Mary Ann Garibay

1955 - 2019

It is with great sorrow to announce that Mary Ann Garibay passed away peacefully on December 5th, 2019 at Sarah

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Michael Arntz

1939 - 2020

“I want to make a statement in clay” – Michael Arntz Commenting on the placement of his work at the Esther Bear

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Mark Lincoln Torrey

1961 - 2020

On June 7, 2020, Mark Lincoln Torrey, loving son, brother, friend and partner was lost to cancer at The Serenity

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Margaret Thompson

1926 - 2020

Margaret Marie Luth Thompson passed away peacefully on Monday, May 11th, 2020 at Serenity House in Santa Barbara. At 93

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Margaret Jane Bartlett

1921 - 2020

A very special person who gave so much to our lives. Mom possessed a quiet elegance that she brought to

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Mary Ayala Ranson

1932 - 2020

Mary Ayala Ranson was born to Angel Ayala and Nellie (Pico Romero) Ayala in Ventura California. A descendant of one

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Marjorie Evelyn Chaney

1919 - 2020

Marjorie was born in San Francisco to Freda Friebel Nunez and David Richard Nunez. She and her sister Betty spent

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McMullin, James Taylor

1942 - 2020

James (Jim or “Jimmy”) Taylor McMullin passed away suddenly of an arrhythmia heart attack April 8, 2020 in his chair

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Mel Zaid

1922 - 2020

Long time Santa Barbara resident, visionary sculptor Mel Zaid, succumbed to the complications of a non-COVID respiratory virus on March

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Mavis Rosales Carmona

1937 - 2020

CARMONA, Mavis (Rosales) Born October 16, 1937 in Santa Barbara, California to Antonio Rosales and Hermelinda Galindo, she died February

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Michael Bean

Gary Michael Bean came to Isla Vista in the late 1970s and began his life-long dedication to community, sustainability, learning,

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