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Agnes Mata Guevara

1917 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Obituary for our loving Angel and Matriarch, Agnes Mata Guevara aka Mamanita by her children and Gramanita by her grandchildren ...

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Caleb Wheeler Ibsen

1992 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Our Caleb passed away at home on the fifth of December, 2014 due to complications from a Glioblastoma brain tumor. ...

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Walt O'Brien

1933 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Walt O'Brien passed away October 12 2014 at his home in Missouri City, Texas surrounded by his family. Known as ...

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Harold Haakon Tollefson

Harold Haakon Tollefson, 92, passed away in Santa Barbara on December 10th, 2014. Services will be private.

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Cyril Johnson

1921 - 2014

Cyril Johnson, 93 passed away Thursday December 11, 2014 at Valle Verde Health Center after a brief illness, with family ...

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Gene Schechter

1939 - 2014

Gene Schechter, 75, passed away unexpectedly on November 12, 2014 in Liberty, New York. He grew up in Brooklyn and ...

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Marilyn A. Haussier

Marilyn A. Haussier, 94, passed away in Santa Barbara on December 13th, 2014. Services pending.

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Stella Saperstein

Stella Saperstein, 86, passed away in Santa Barbara on December 16th, 2014. Private services are planned.

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Beth Landes

1920 - 2014

On November 22, 2014 our beloved Beth Landes, 94 years old, passed away peacefully under Hospice Care in Walnut Creek, ...

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Jose J. Cornejo

Jose J. Cornejo, 85, passed away in Santa Barbara on December 15th, 2014. Rosary at 6:00pm on Thursday with a ...

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Carol T. Gallas

Carol T. Gallas, 95, passed away on December 5th, 2014 in Santa Barbara. Services pending.

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Lila Lee Davis

1926 - 2014

Lila Lee Davis--known as Lee, Yi or Catherine, died Nov. 20, 2014 in Albuquerque, N.M. from complications of pneumonia. She ...

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James Spencer Lee

, Santa Barbara

James Spencer Lee, 81, passed away in Santa Barbara on December 4th, 2014. No services are planned.

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Ali S. Malaikah

, Santa Barbara

Ali S. Malaikah, 79, passed away in Santa Barbara on December 4th, 2014. Services will be private.

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Bruce Edward Ayer

1950 - 2014

Bruce Edward Ayer was born at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara on March 4, 1950 to Robert Stuart and Grace ...

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Master guitarist David Collert was known as “Swingin’ Dave” thanks to his guitar prowess and larger-than-life persona. Read

So many solutions to bicycle and pedestrian safety in Santa Barbara can be laid at Ralph Fertig's feet. Read

Remembering a neighbor who didn't live in a house. Read

I am the only lawyer who tried six felonies to a jury verdict against TWS, and then I worked for him for 24 years after I quit defense work. Read

Though Darcy has passed on, her signs can be found, literally, around town: interpretive signs about plants and animals and “no dumping, drains to ocean” signs on storm drains. Read

Santa Barbara County's District Attorney from 1983-2006, Tom loved his family first, then his job, friends, softball, golf, and Notre Dame. Read

An activist to save I.V.'s Perfect Park, he also tried to prevent the extermination of the black rats of Anacapa Island. Read

Many remember Jo for serving those less fortunate and for leading community causes. Read

Smart, steady, and kind, John Sirois was a fine photographer, respected real estate agent, and a regular at the Summerland Post Office. Read

Remembering Al Alvarez, a records specialist at SBPD and friend. Read

One of the first U.S. women to cross the finish line in a marathon, Lyn Carman helped raise many children and was a dedicated member of Mission Santa Barbara. Read

Despite the loss of the use of his legs, Bill became a swimmer to reckon with and a champion of wheelchair sports. Read

Psychiatrist, Musician, Life Partner Read

Joan had an early love affair with newspapers that began with her first sight of a printing press, one of those massive and loud machines that people seldom see or hear today. Read

Aloha’s long day was ending, following 90 sloppily choreographed Technicolor years. Read

A musician, composer, and master craftsman, his greatest distinction was as the creator of many, many community music series at Trinity Episcopal Church. Read

Fred’s passion for and commitment to place led him to work tirelessly on behalf of lands ranging from the Sierra Nevada and Santa Ynez Mountains to More Mesa and the Santa Barbara waterfront. Read

Born in Huetamo, Michoacán, México, Leonel Acosta inspired his family with his life and his lessons. Read

The therapist, author, tennis enthusiast, and proprietor of the Menkin Motel is lovingly remembered by her son. Read

Three friends remember the winemaker, neighbor, and co-founder of this weekend's Santa Barbara Wine Festival. Read

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