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Obituary: Eleanor (Tolo) Kanaholo Taylor
Eleanor (Tolo) Kanaholo Taylor, 86, of Kapaau died Jan. 12 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honomakau, North Kohala, she was a retired civilian cook for the former Naval Training Center at Point...
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Louis Eastman
Richard Louis Eastman, a lifelong resident of Point Loma, passed away on Dec. 30, 2016. Richard was 24. Richard was born on Sept. 3, 1992 and attended Loma Portal Elementary, Dana Middle School, Co...
Jan 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chet Nelson, restorer of Famosa Slough
Chet Nelson, a retired civil servant who spent nearly two decades helping turn a city eyesore into a treasured wildlife sanctuary, died Wednesday at U.C. San Diego Medical Center following a brain ...
Nov 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anne Gillin, an Ocean Beach icon
Anne Gillin, known by the locals in OB as Annie, “Queen Anne,” or “Victoria,” was an Ocean Beach icon – a celebrity of sorts. Though few knew her intimately, she was a conspicuous presence in the w...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime La Jolla REBA executive director Anna Galloway dies at 89
Anna Galloway, the executive director and manager of the La Jolla Real Estate Brokers’ Association for decades beginning in 1968, and who retired in 2011 at the age of 89, died Sunday, July 10, at ...
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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Billionaire and philanthropist Conrad Prebys dead at 82
High-profile San Diego businessman and philanthropist Conrad Prebys, who donated generously to the zoo and educational and medical facilities, among others, died Sunday, July 24 following a battle ...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raul Cadena
Raul Cadena died on June 11, 2016 from injuries sustained when he was a passenger in a vehicle headed to a Boy Scout trip in the Borrego Springs area with his son, Julian. Cadena was born to Raul Y...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gregory B. Anderson
Greg Anderson passed away peacefully at home of congestive heart failure on March 17, 2016, just days shy of his 85th birthday, surrounded by his wife Eve and his children. Greg was born on March 2...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles S. (Chip) Cox, 93, Scripps ocean study pioneer
Charles Shipley Cox, a professor emeritus at UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography, died of cancer on Nov. 30 at his home in Del Mar. He was 93. Cox pioneered research in two fields – the elec...
Dec 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard (Moon) Mullen, 84; former Vietnam POW founded Junior Olympics
It is with huge regret that we note the passing of La Jolla resident Richard Dean (Moon) Mullen, USN (Ret.), a kind and thoughtful gentleman and a true American hero who was a La Jolla Kiwanian for...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donald W. Wilkie, 84, founded Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Donald Walter Wilkie, director of the Scripps Aquarium-Museum from 1965 to 1993 and founding director of the Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum (now known as Birch Aquarium at Scripps), died on Oct. 5 i...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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William Kolender dies at 80; county ex-sheriff fueled community policing initiatives
The man who served as San Diego County sheriff for 14 years and who instituted a local community-oriented policy in local police work has died, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department confirmed O...
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marina Pequegnat, 1958-2015
Marina Lynn Pequegnat, 56, of La Jolla, died Sept. 18 of kidney failure. She was the daughter of Dr. Linda Pequegnat of La Jolla and the late Dr. Willis Pequegnat. She was the granddaughter of the ...
Oct 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kevin McKay, former managing editor of Peninsula Beacon
Kevin McKay, managing editor of San Diego Community Newspaper Group for seven years, died Thursday, Sept. 10, after a lengthy illness following a medical leave of absence. He was 51. McKay was a Sa...
Sep 16, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles (Chuck) D. Cromar – 12-time world champion of Over The Line
Charles Douglas Cromar, (Chuck), was a life-long resident of Pacific Beach, San Diego, Calif. He was born in La Jolla on Sept. 11, 1955 to Charles and Hannah Cromar, Scottish immigrants, who came t...
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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