Sam Cunningham: 1950-2021


The qualities that set Sam Cunningham apart and made him the brightest star in the constellation of sports figures during my lifetime were his genuineness, his honesty, and his decency.

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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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Tara Haaland-Ford: 1972-2021


Tara Haaland-Ford told the author that being diagnosed with stage four cancer helped her identify what she should be doing with her time. That included fighting for causes that she believed in and recruiting others, for instance, against the gang injunction, establishing a Teen Legal Clinic, and creating the S.B. Survivors Network after the Montecito mudslides.

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Hal Conklin: 1945-2021


A take-charge leader for Santa Barbara since the formation of the Community Environmental Council in 1970, Hal Conklin was 17 years a City Councilmember, mayor briefly, with active interest in the arts, historic preservation, and community planning and development.

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Jim Clendenen: 1953-2021


In 1989, with the help of the Miller family, Jim, Adam Tolmach, and I built a winery at the Bien Nacido Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley. Jim and I have continued to make our wines in the same winery ever since.

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Glen Neikirk


1922 - 2021

Viewing Sat. 10/23 9:30-11:30 am Welch-Ryce, 15 E. Sola Graveside service after viewing Calgary Cemetary, memorial service 12/4, Masonic Temple

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Matthew Warner McGrew


2021 - 2021

Memorial service at Calvary Chapel of Santa Barbara on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at noon. The address is 1 North

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Guadalupe Martinez


1946 - 2021

Memorial service October 2, 2021 at Saint Rafael Church at 10:00 am. Celebration of Life to follow Moose Hall 110

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Jess T. Martinez


1921 - 2021

Jess passed away peacefully on Aug 30, 2021. He was 100 yrs old. Funeral Mass will be held at St.

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Mikha Benedictus


1998 - 2021

Please join us for his celebration of life, scheduled for 10:30am on Saturday 4th at SOUTHCOAST Church in Goleta; and

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Richard D Kalstrom


1928 - 2021

Graveside at Goleta Cemetery: Fri Aug 27 11 am. Memorial at Restoration Church 595 N Fairview: Sat Sep 25 1

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Rochelle Rose


1949 - 2021

Rochelle Rose passed away on October 5, 2021 of natural causes. Born in 1949 to loving parents James and Dorothy

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Sheila MacAvoy Block


1931 - 2021

Sheila MacAvoy Block died peacefully at her Santa Barbara home, Wednesday, September 22, 2021. She was 90 years old. Sheila

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Ila Vranish


1921 - 2021

Ila Vranish passed away in the early hours of Monday, August 23rd, 2021. She was born in Fargo, North Dakota

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Vince Deral


1944 - 2021

1944 – 2021 Vince left this earth suddenly at home on September 14. He was seventy-seven. Born March 25, 1944,

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Robert Charles Michaels


1943 - 2021

Robert Michaels was a caring and honorable father and husband. He passed away on June 26th, 2021 at 12:05 am

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Margie Chelini


1925 - 2021

Margie Chelini passed away in Santa Barbara on July 9th, a few days before her 96th birthday. She was beautiful,

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Dr. Randy Rodman


With shocking abruptness on the evening of Tuesday, July 13, 2021, a sudden heart attack took Randy Rodman from his

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Eric David Scheinberg


1984 - 2021

Eric Scheinberg passed away from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. He will be missed greatly by his parents, Pauline Maxwell and

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Jeffrey David Wootton


1946 - 2021

Jeff Wootton, a loving husband and father, died September 25, 2021 at age 75 as a result of Lewy Body

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