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Giovanni Battista Battagin

1915 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Giovanni (John) Battista Battagin, 99, passed away peacefully at his home in Santa Barbara, California on Sunday, August 31, 2014. ...

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Robert E. Lee

1931 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Bates, Robert E. Lee, Devoted Loving Husband, Adored Father, and Cherished Grandfather “Papa” passed away peacefully on May 23rd 2014 ...

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David Howard Holt

1932 - 2014, Santa Barbara

On August 31, 2014 David Howard Holt passed away at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife ...

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Adrienne H. Doll

1923 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Adrienne H. Doll, 91, passed away in Santa Barbara on September 12th, 2014. Services will be private.

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Mitchell Summer

1950 - 2014, Summerland

Mitchell Summer, 64, passed away on September 9th, 2014 in Summerland. Services are private.

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Michael F. Bush

1940 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Michael Francis Bush passed away on Thursday, September fourth, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother Eleanor G. ...

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Mary Bartron

1914 - 2014

Mary Bartron, 100, passed away on September 3rd, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates Mortuary (805) 569-2424

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Nelson Parker

1929 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Nelson Parker, 85, of Santa Barbara, passed away August 30, 2014. He was born July 4, 1929. Arrangements entrusted to ...

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Agnes Bastanchury

1918 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Agnes Bastanchury, 96, of Santa Barbara, passed away August 28, 2014. She was born April 17, 1918. Arrangements entrusted to ...

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Hazel Margaret Bilton Lyon

1925 - 2014

It is with deep sadness that we announce Hazel Margaret Lyon (Farrell) peacefully ended her wonderful life’s journey on September ...

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Robert S. Ahlstrand

1933 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Robert S. Ahlstrand, 81, of Santa Barbara, passed away September 2nd, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates Mortuary (805)569-2424.

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Etsuo Yoshiyama

1925 - 2014, San Luis Obispo

Etsuo Yoshiyama, 89, of San Luis Obispo, passed away September 4th, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates Mortuary (805) ...

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Hazel Lyon

1925 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Hazel Lyon, 89, passed away in Santa Barbara on September 6th, 2014. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett and Associates Mortuary 805-569-2424.

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Helen Connelly

1918 - 2014, Atascadero

Helen Connelly, 95, of Atascadero, passed away August 26, 2014. She was born December 19, 1918. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett ...

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Simone Woodcock

1933 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Simone Woodcock, 81, of Santa Barbara, passed away August 25, 2014. She was born June 20, 1933. Arrangements entrusted to ...

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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

The physicist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist endowed institutes and chairs at universities around the world, including UCSB. Read

Bill Yerkes brought solar power — and the price per watt — down to earth from its development in the space industry. Read

Past president of SBCC and county superintendent of schools, Lorenzo Dall'Armi also once traveled with the Harlem Globetrotters. Read

The Forest Service's Joe Pasinato is remembered for his dry wit and can-do attitude. Read

From novels to journalism to television, Brock Brower’s distinctive voice shaped American culture. Read

Father, avid bicyclist, community volunteer, Barney Berglund is remembered fondly by many of his friends. Read

Folk dancing was a way of life in Santa Barbara in the '60s and '70s, often led by Luis Goena. Read

Louise would always say, "Ranchers were the first environmentalists." They care for the land so that it can give back to us all. Read

Allie Cole remembers sunny afternoons with her grandfather. Read

When you had a conversation with Bill, no one else in the world existed. He paid attention. Read

I’m tempted to think of Barry Spacks as the elephant in the Santa Barbara poetry room, a creative force central to poetry and the other arts. Read

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