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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 | 5 5 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 | 17 17 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 | 35 35 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 | 34 34 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 | 29 29 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 | 37 37 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 | 36 36 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 | 57 57 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 | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Military funeral honors for Point Loma doctor
Point Loma resident Dr. Martin Evan Glasser was simply known by his family and many friends as Marty. After a long battle with several hard-fought medical issues, Marty passed away on July 26 at ag...
Aug 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gary Sutton, central figure in renters' eviction, dies
LaJolla resident Gary Edwin Sutton, subject of a July 2014 Village News article outlining his take-back of a home with renters from hell, died of an aortic aneurysm on July 12, one day shy of his 7...
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Mosher, longtime La Jolla architect, town council co-founder
Robert Mosher, co-founder of La Jolla Town Council, designer of the Coronado Bridge and a noted figure in the wave of postwar architects, died July 26 of natural causes in his La Jolla home. He was...
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sally Thornton, 81; philanthropist funded UCSD teaching hospital
San Diego philanthropist Sally Bullard Thornton, 81, died June 12 at UCSD Medical Center. Thornton reportedly became ill a month ago and had been in a coma since then. A San Diego native, Thornton ...
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hats off to civic icon Esther Viti, 1932-2015
Esther Viti, La Jolla’s “Hat Lady,” was impossible to miss. The chapeau-clad, wheelchair-bound Viti was omnipresent in the Jewel. She hosted community clean-ups and attended civic functions. She to...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chrislyn "Kiki" Villik Robinson, popular Point Loma fitness instructor
A large number of friends and family gathered at the Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island, Sunday, April 19, to celebrate the life of a physical fitness instructor known to everyone as "Kiki." For mor...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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