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Today CAVALIER, Richard "Dick" 89, died on Sept. 11, 2014 A service is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Santa Barbara Cemetery Chapel on Fri., Sept. 26. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Big Brothers Big Sisters, 123 W. Gutierrez St., Santa Barbara, 93101, Richard helped bring the program here in 1983.
Sunday MILES, Robert Phillip 84, died Thursday, August 21, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. He was born June 19, 1930 in Los Angeles, CA to Francis Sweeting Miles and Helen Wulser Miles. Bob is survived by his loving wife, Dianne.
Today GUEVARA, Robert Joseph "Bob" January 29, 1939-September 9, 2014 •Robert Guevara, 75, known lovingly as Bob, passed away on September 9, 2014 at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara. CA. As beloved husband, father, and dear friend to many he will be deeply missed. Bob was born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA to Robert and Julia Guevara. He graduated from SBHS in 1958 and worked for the Santa Barbara County Road Department, where he spent 39 years working hard, making life-long friends and raising his family. He retired as a Supervisor in 2001. Bob’s sociable character and hard-working nature led him to return to work in 2003 as a courier for Sansum and PDL Labs until the time of his passing. His joking manner and kind-heartedness made him loved and favored by all his co-workers. Bob made everyone feel like family and brought a smile to many faces. Bob was a sincere and true western gentleman, who loved watching old westerns, weekend getaways with his wife Pegge and spending quality time with family. He is preceded in death by his son Michael and his brother Teddy. He is survived and missed by his loving wife, Pegge, children Sylvia, Barbara (Mitch), Robert (Dana), Ronnie, Paul, Edward (Jennifer), Angela (Galen) and Paul (Mary), his 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, September 27th at the Elk’s Lodge, 150 N. Kellogg Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93111, in the Elk’s Grove picnic area from 10:00-3:00. Services will begin promptly at 10:30 with a luncheon to follow.
Sunday BENEDICT, Joanne Hill Born on New Year's Eve in 1920-Joanne arrived after her mother basted the turkey one last time and left her dinner guests to go to the hospital. She loved reading, playing Scrabble, thrift shopping and above all, she loved her family and many friends. She is survived by two daughters, Hope Werness and Julie Odette, three grandchildren (Amy, Maline and Matthew) and...
Today BAILEY, Miriam Kelley •Passed away on September 13, 2014 at her home in Montecito, CA. She was two months away from celebrating her 96th birthday. Miriam was born in Greenwood, Mississippi on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. She and her family moved to Los Angeles during her childhood where she later attended the University of California at Los Angeles and was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. Shortly thereafter she met her husband Bill and they married in 1944. They made their home in Arcadia, California. In 1965 they moved to Syracuse, New York and later returned to California in 1979 to retire in Santa Barbara. Bill passed away in 2006. Miriam was a member of various charities including the Monrovia Guild of Children's Hospital. She loved gardening, tennis, and golf. She and Bill were active supporters in numerous organizations in Santa Barbara including the Music Academy, Cancer Center, and Direct Relief International. Miriam is survived by her daughter Robin Barker and son Will Bailey, her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many loving nieces, nephews, and their children/great grandchildren. She was the last surviving family member of her generation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara or Direct Relief International.