Elaine Arnett: 1940 – 2019

During 33 years as a social worker for Santa Barbara County, Elaine Arnett defended the rights of abandoned and abused children. Simultaneously, Elaine sought relief and found joy in the make-believe world of theater arts.

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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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Robert Henning, 1938-2019

The curator of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for two decades, Robert Henning is remembered for his expertise, discerning eye, and sincere commitment to establishing an institution of international reputation.

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Ed Easton: 1936-2019

Working to preserve the natural world on first the East, then the West Coast, Ed Easton spent nearly his entire life in some form of service to the public interest.

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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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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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Harold W. Lunt

1935 - 2020

Memorial Service; Saturday, February 29, 2pm at Mulligan’s Cafe. Donations to Los Padres Boy Scout Council Rancho Allegre Building Fund.

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Nancy L. Lee

1930 - 2020


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Karena Ryals

1954 - 2019

A Celebration of Karena’s life will be held at the Unitarian Society, Santa Barbara Street at Arrellaga St, Saturday, February

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Stanely Gregory Mesa

1948 - 2020

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, January 19th at the Eagles Lounge located on 923 Bath Street

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Sharon D Currier

1929 - 2019

Sharon Currier passed away peacefully on December 1, 2019. Per her wishes, no services are planned.

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Barbara Nadine Boddie

1958 - 2019

Beloved mother, wife, and friend w/a smile to light the room. Service on Sat., 1/18, at 2PM at Pescadero Lofts

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Ann Lonergan Smith

1928 - 2011

Ann Lonergan Smith passed away from complications of a stroke in Isle Vista on September 24th 2011. A longtime resident

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Peter S. Browne

1946 - 2020

Peter S. Browne, a long time Florida resident, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Peter lived an amazing life.

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Roger Ben Vaughan

1940 - 2020

Roger Ben Vaughan, age 79, of Vancouver, WA passed away on March 28, 2020 in his home. He was preceded

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Eugene W Peterson

1919 - 2020

Age 100. Gene was born in Lakeview, Oregon as the 7th of 8 children. He attended Purdue University and California

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Arthur Gonzales

1933 - 2020

Art Gonzales, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Monday March 23, at Cottage Hospital. Art was born in Ventura, CA and

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Thomas Stieglitz

1921 - 2020

Thomas “Tom” Stieglitz, 98, passed peacefully into life eternal on March 25, 2020. Tom was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and

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James R, Sims Jr.

1936 - 2019

James (Jim) Raymond Sims Jr. passed away on December 2nd, 2019, at 83 years of age. Jim was born on

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Ceil Gordon

1925 - 2020

Ceil Gordon, 95, peacefully passed away on March 17, 2020 in Goleta, CA.  Ceil was born in Brooklyn, NY to Hy and Sally on

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John Hudson McKnight

1943 - 2020

John Hudson McKnight, age 77, of Santa Barbara, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 10, 2020, as a result of ongoing

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Judy Delmarsh

1951 - 2020

Judy Delmarsh, daughter of Arch and Norma Delmarsh, sister of Kit, Bonnie, Sunnie, and Arch, succumbed to cancer on March

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Stephen W. Sagady

1950 - 2020

Stephen Sagady, 69, died on February 21, 2020, of a heart attack. He leaves his husband and partner of more

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Joan Georges Breen

1933 - 2020

Joan Georges Breen, beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, two-time cancer survivor, and friend to many, passed away peacefully on

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