Pope Freeman 1935-2019

Theater director Pope Freeman got the most out of people with a gentle nudge or an insightful suggestion. He was an artist and a craftsman, a therapist and a train conductor.

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Paul Gustave Doré, 1964-2018

Paul Doré, who usually dressed in some cool band tee, dedicated more than 15 years of his life to the Santa Barbara Bowl and its transformative capital campaign, despite the demons in his personal life.

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Phyllis Zimmerman: 1934-2012

Never once did I come through my dear friend Phyllis Zimmerman’s door, in all the years I visited her, to hear music playing. I came to realize that only a caretaker of silence can be a true caretaker of sound.

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Pascual Gamboa: 1930-2010

I remember that Fiesta when Pascual rode a horse through his restaurant at 30 E. Victoria, fueled by some extra Hornitos. He soon grasped the obvious: It’s one thing to ride a stallion onto a tiled floor in a packed tavern—and quite another to turn it around.

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Patrick J. McCarthy

1922 - 2019

Mass; June 1st., 11am at Mt. Carmel Church. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery.

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Peter A. Schramm

1947 - 2021

Peter Schramm was born in Santa Barbara to Edward W. Schramm and Janet Angell Schramm. Since childhood Peter had a

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Paul William Ryan

1958 - 2020

A celebration of life for Paul will be held at Goleta Beach, Area A, 5986 Sandspit Rd., Goleta, from noon until around

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Peter Michael Ryan

1956 - 2021

Sun-worshipper and native of Santa Barbara, Peter was one of 11 children born to Mike and Lucille Ryan. He was

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Paul Frances Doherty

1949 - 2021

Paul Francis Doherty (72) was born on February 16, 1949 in Somerville, MA. After a long illness, Paul ended his

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Patricia (Patty) Tompkins

1943 - 2021

On Sunday July 25, 2021, Patricia (Patty) Tompkins mother of four children, passed away at the age of 78 at

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Pamela Jeanne Frost

Pamela was born in 1952 to Theresa (Misasi) and Salvatore Mauro Jr. in Glasco, New York. In 1978, Pamela left

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Pauline Brooks Shillam

Long time educator and Santa Barbara resident, Pauline Brooks Shillam, passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 15, 2021.

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Peter D. Richards

1957 - 2021

Peter D. Richards, born on Sept. 19, 1957 in Lafayette, California passed away on March 25, 2021 at his home

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Peter Bryce Appleton

Peter Bryce Appleton died peacefully after extended illness, surrounded by his children on February 20, 2020. He was 76. Born

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Patrick Allen Miller

1953 - 2020

On December 31st, 2020, we lost Patrick Allen Miller (“The Hammer”), husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many,

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Peter Churchill

1938 - 2021

Peter was born in Santa Barbara, to Gladys (Irvine) and Franklin Churchill.  He attended local schools Goleta Union for 1st

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Pauline Helen Coffman

1921 - 2020

Pauline Helen Coffman, age 99, died on November 7, 2020, peacefully in her sleep of natural causes. She was born

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