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Obituary: Adrianus Kalmijn – Pioneer in discovering how sharks harness electromagnetic energy to sense prey
Adrianus J. Kalmijn, a biologist and physicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego who pioneered the study of electromagnetics in shark sensory functions, died Dec. 7, 2021, at t...
Dec 18, 2021 | 5 5 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Scripps Research mourns passing of pioneering scientist Richard Lerner
Lerner made major scientific contributions and built Scripps Research into a world-renowned hub of innovative science and medicine
Dec 06, 2021 | 9 9 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: David Kimball – who led transformation of Sunset Cliffs Natural Park
David Kimball, a champion of the Point Loma and San Diego natural environment, died from cancer at ParkView Hospice surrounded by his children on Oct. 30, 2021. He was 84 and a 52-year resident of ...
Nov 18, 2021 | 5 5 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: George William ‘Bill’ Kettenburg III – Point Loma businessman and boat builder
Point Loma native George William “Bill” Kettenburg III, who carried on the tradition of his father who started Kettenburg Boat Works/Kettenburg Marine, died at age 95 on June 8. Kettenburg III was ...
Aug 25, 2021 | 3 3 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Memory: Dorette Jackson
Born in 1933 in Eastern France, in the picturesque Rhine valley, during the peacetime between world wars, Dorette Streng/Jackson and her brother Dani and Annette, had an idyllic European childhood ...
Jul 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Memory: Stephanie Gwyn Raddatz
It is with heavy hearts we convey the passing of Stephanie Gwyn Raddatz. She left us at 4:00am on Saturday, May 15 at the age of 51. She lived an adventurous life rich with experience and intimate ...
Jun 04, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Gail Stoorza-Gill – Point Loma businesswoman who founded advertising agency
Gail Stoorza-Gill, a Point Loma businesswoman who founded what became the largest independent PR and advertising agency in California died recently at the age of 77 from complications related to ch...
Jun 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Jim ‘Mouse’ Robb – legendary Ocean Beach surfer, lifeguard, and waterman
Some called him a legend, we called him Jim, Mouse, Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, and dear friend. On Thursday, April 22, he rode the heavenly waves into the great beyond, completing his 88-year mission amo...
May 04, 2021 | 2 2 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: David Martin – long time advocate of Ocean Beach Veterans Memorial
"The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively." – Bob Marley With every life event, we are given the gift...
Apr 15, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Dottie Veal – long time employee at OB Hardware
Long time OB Hardware employee Dottie Veal was loved and respected and will be sorely missed by all who knew her now that she is gone, having died recently following a stroke. That was the general ...
Apr 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Nancy Jeremiason
Pillar of San Diego Real Estate Community
Mar 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Leslie Perlis – Point Loma High alum and renowned glass artist
Point Loma High School alumna and glass artist Leslie Perlis, 70, died recently from COVID complications. She is best remembered by those who shared her life as one of the high school’s biggest sup...
Mar 25, 2021 | 3 3 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alvarado Estates resident remembered
Since its initial development in the 1950’s, people have relocated to Alvarado Estates from near and far. They’ve helped to shape the neighborhood and the shared experience of living here. One resi...
Oct 11, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 346 346 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: John Pernicano – long time Pacific Beach Italian restaurant owner
Well-known and loved Pacific Beach Italian restaurant owner-operator John Pernicano, 92, died in his sleep July 22 from cancer complications. A military veteran, John immigrated from Sicily to the ...
Aug 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary – Point Loma High grad and motocross champion Marty Smith and wife Nancy
Motocross champion and Point Loma High School alumnus Marty Smith, 63, and his wife Nancy died in a rollover dune buggy accident in the Glamis sand dunes in Imperial County April 27. The Smiths wer...
May 08, 2020 | 5 5 comments | 426 426 recommendations | email to a friend
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