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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 | 0 0 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 | 6 6 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 | 13 13 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 | 15 15 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 | 133 133 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 | 179 179 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 | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Katie MacFarlane – Mission Bay High grad who performed with Jazz Band, Swing Choir
Mission Bay High School alumna Katie MacFarlane, 36, a 2001 graduate, died Tuesday, April 7 from a sudden illness that may have involved complications of COVID-19. “Although it has been said she pa...
Apr 13, 2020 | 42 42 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Kristina Watson – long time advocate of Pacific Beach community and schools
Kristina Ellen (Worthington) Watson, a bright light and force of nature in the Pacific Beach community, passed away peacefully on Feb. 27. Family and friends gathered around her to send her off, kn...
Mar 04, 2020 | 4 4 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community remembers former La Jolla Historical Society President Pat Dahlberg
Community activist, journalist and historical preservationist Patricia Harriet Ravage Dahlberg, 90, died Dec. 20, 2019. Heath Fox, executive director of La Jolla Historical Society, praised the con...
Jan 11, 2020 | 4 4 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Ken Melville – physical oceanographer and former Scripps deputy director
Ken Melville, a distinguished professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego who made profound contributions to science’s understanding of waves and the interaction of ocean and a...
Oct 21, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Point Loma community activist Jarvis Ross, 89
Peninsulans reacted to the recent death of high-profile community activist Jarvis Ross, 89. A 20-plus-year Point Loma resident, the retired Ross had been an engineering assistant for Underwriters L...
Oct 14, 2019 | 4 4 comments | 371 371 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jim Bell, visionary Ocean Beach environmentalist, dies at 77
An all-day celebration for environmentalist Jim Bell, 77, who died Aug. 2 of complications following a stroke, was held on Aug. 25 at his Ocean Beach home at 4862 Voltaire St. His remembrance inclu...
Aug 28, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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OBIT: Yvonne ‘Rose’ Galliher – longtime Pacific Beach leader and volunteer
Yvonne (Rose) Galliher, 78, described as a “volunteer extraordinaire” in Pacific Beach, died peacefully at her home on Feb. 19.  She was born in Los Angeles on Feb. 28, 1940 to Felipe Gomez Lopez a...
Mar 19, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 502 502 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Longtime Pacific Beach businessman Steve Richards
A community activist in the ’70s and ’80s known for his Realty, “epic” parties and participation in Pacific Beach’s annual Christmas parade, Steve Richards, 76, died Jan. 21 after a long illness. A...
Feb 19, 2019 | 1 1 comments | 509 509 recommendations | email to a friend
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