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FALCK, Betty 5-21-41 to 6-18-16 Santa Barbara resident from 1964 to 1996. She lived with her husband Richard and near her children and grandchildren in Alamo, CA.
o_Proffitt073016 PROFFITT, Floyd C. Passed peacefully on June 29, 2016. Floyd was born December 6, 1921 in West Plains, Missouri. In 1922, the family travelled to Long Beach, CA where he graduated from high school and entered the US Navy in January of 1940. He served aboard the battleship, USS W. Virginia, and the submarines, USS Thresher, ss200, and the USS Macabe, ss375. At the end of his 6 years service, he was a Torpedoman 1st Class with 11 combat patrols and awarded the Bronze Star, Combat Action Ribbon among other medals. After the Navy, he was a dedicated employee as a Test Electrician with the Southern California Edison Company. After 35 years, he retired to a quiet life in Santa Barbara. Floyd loved spending time with his family no matter where they lived. He was your typical, doting grandfather. Every year he gathered with his shipmates of the Submarine service at the National Convention where they would remember the good times and spinning a few yarns. He enjoyed his daily strolls at Shoreline Park. He would pass the time with his HO trains and tending to his cymbidiums. Now that Floyd is on Eternal Patrol, Floyd is survived by his loving wife, Janice of 71 years; and children Jewel, George , Pauline and Bradley; his grand children Richelle, Mark, Aimee, Travis, Amy and Sarah; his great grand children Camden, Lukas, Annika, Nikolaus, Forest, Taryn, Zack, Jordin, Lacey; and his sister Helen and her sons Rick and Larry. A celebration of life will be held at Harry's on August 12 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.