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o_Dazey101517 DAZEY, James James Dazey, 79, passed away peacefully last week in Ojai at the mobile home he shares with his brother, Wade Dazey. His death was due to pancreatic cancer. Jim was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the eldest son of James N. Dazey (Senior) and Elizabeth H. Dazey. His childhood years were spent in St. Louis, Missouri and in Fallbrook, California. He graduated from St. Stephens School in Austin, Texas, and attended Washington and Lee University in Virginia. After a brief period in the Marine Corps Reserves, he lived as a young man in New York City, having a number of different jobs including working at CBS television headquarters, and co-owning a pub on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He later moved to California where he worked in commercial real estate, and then in phone sales for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Sacramento Bee. He retired early due to failing eyesight. During his retirement years he lived in Scottsdale, AZ, Claremont, CA and most recently in Davis, CA. He is survived by his sister Judith Ann Dazey of Ojai, and by his brother Wade Dazey of Madison, WI, and Ojai, CA. Friends may remember him by donations to Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association of Ojai, CA.
DUQUE, Marilyn Marksheffel With the whistle of a train in the distance and the smell of roses from the garden, Marilyn Marksheffel Duque died peacefully in her sleep on October 9, 2017.She was predeceased by the love of her life, Gabriel Carlos Duque Jr. in 1977 and her beloved and courageous son, Mark (Trish) in 2007. Surviving children are Mary Cohen (Jeff); Thomas Duque; Martha MacEachern (Matt), and grandchildren Brendan Kiggen, Allison and Mathew Cohen and Emma MacEachern. The Junior League of Los Angeles, the Hemet Hospital Auxiliary, the National Wildlife Museum of Art in Jackson Hole and the Music Academy of the West were all recipients of her skills as a leader and a reflection of her adventurous life.Closest to her heart and soul was her dedication as board member and volunteer at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.Her alma mater, The Colorado College, where she fell in love with Gabe, always remained dear to her.Her devotion to her family in the face of many adversities was a testament to her incredible strength and will.Her friends and family will never forget that wonderful wink which perfectly reflected her joi de vivre. The family would like to thank the skilled and caring staff at Casa Dorinda for taking care of their beloved mother, especially in the past two years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Mail Stop#4,4650 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 A memorial service for Marilyn will be heldat 4:00 PM, October 15, 2017, Casa Dorinda,300 Hot Springs Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108.
o_Hathaway101517 HATHAWAY, Keely Anne Keely Anne Hathaway passed away May 9, 2017 in Santa Barbara California. Keely was born May 13, 1958 in Topeka Kansas, to USAF Lt. Donald Foss Hathaway and Patricia Anne (Hall) Hathaway. Growing up in an Air Force family laid the foundation for Keely's keen interest in world affairs and different cultures, which she pursued throughout her life. Keely's plans to golf professionally were cut short by a car accident at age 20, and though physically disabled, she never lost her fiercely independent nature or sense of purpose, and worked her whole life to create a healthy, happy haven for those she loved. Though she had a life-long love of the Great State of Maine, she settled in Santa Barbara, California, which in her words was "Paradise on Earth". Generous and gracious, a critical thinker, avid reader and vivacious conversationalist, Keely argued history, politics, popular culture, and a host of other subjects with her extended family and friends from around the world at her homes in Santa Barbara and Island Falls, Maine. She was the glue that held things together, and will be missed by everyone whose life she touched. She is predeceased by her brother Craig, mother Patricia, father Donald, and survived by her brothers Alan of Santa Barbara,Ericof Canton Connecticut, William of Los Angeles, foster brother Dan Cerepanya of Santa Barbara, sisters Karen of Santa Barbara, Crista of Round Rock Texas, Anna Fenton-Hathaway of Oak Park, Illinois; Katherine Hathaway of Chicago Illinois, beloved nieces and nephews, and Keely's loving Uncle Tim. Thanks to all the dedicated caregiving friends who provided Keely with loving care over the years, especially Angela Cuellar, Renee McNally, Ty Osornio, and Gail Woodard. Thanks also to the dedicated doctors and staff at Cottage Hospital and especially to Augie Lundeen and Liz Garcia, who were with her at the end. We will all miss her brilliant mind, radiant smile, sparkling eyes, and irascible character. We love you Keely and all youve done for your family. "I have only to go stubbornly on towards my aim, and I shall obtain my end, and it's something to work and take trouble for". Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina. Keely wished to have her ashes scattered at sea where her beloved brother Craig and her mother Patti's ashes were spread. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in memory of Keely Hathaway to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Foundation, or to the ACLU.
o_Menzel_Howard101517 o_Menzel_Maria101517 MENZEL, Howard Charles 1919 - 2017 MENZEL, Maria Luisa Garcia 1920 - 2017 Howard passed away on Sunday, September 24th of a broken heart following the passing of Maria on January 9th. They were together for almost 70 years and lived out their lives in their Santa Barbara home of over 50 years. They married in Iloilo, Philippines after the end of WWII and ultimately settled in Santa Barbara to raise their three sons. Howard was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin and Marquette University with his law degree. He retired in 1987 as the Santa Barbara County Clerk Recorder after 35 years of service. Maria was an ESL teacher as she cared for three very active boys. Howard was active in Kiwanis International, the Army Reserves where he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, and was a Past Master of the Santa Barbara Masonic Lodge. In retirement he pursued his interest in genealogy researching the Menzel and Garcia Family lineages. Howard and Maria are survived by their three sons Mark, Paul (Karen) and Charles (Candy), five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 20th at 1 PM at Welch-Ryce-Haider Chapel, 15 East Sola St in Santa Barbara.
o_Moore1101117 o_Moore2101117 MOORE, Robert Lloyd "Bob" May 29, 1930 - May 25, 2017 Bob Moore was born in Pasadena, CA to William Stacy Moore and Julia Moore. He was the youngest of six children. His mother passedwhen he was 7 years old. He tended to be a rebel at a young age, quitting school early on and joining a motorcycle gang as a teenager. Eventually he decided that joining the Navy was his best option for a solid future. During the Korean War, Bob spent time in Japan, Hawaii and Korea on a mine sweeper. When he wasn't at sea, he was stationed in Virginia. In 1952 he met the love of his life, Doris Carolyn Harrington who worked for the Pentagon at the time. They were marriedNovember 25, 1953. His first child, Steven was born in 1954 at Bethesda Naval Hospital. His second child, Sherry, was born at Corona Naval Hospital in 1956. After leaving the Navy, Bob worked for IBM as a computer technician during the birthof computers.At that time, one computer took up a whole room. Bob and Doris bought their first home in Glendora, CA.On 1/3 of an acre they raised cows, goats, chickens, rabbits, a dog and cats.In 1965, Bob transferredhis job, wife and family to Santa Barbara.They bought a home on Hot Springs Road, because they needed "land for their Shetland ponies".They made many wonderful memories and friends while living here. In 1968 and 1970 they welcomed their two youngest sons, Kenneth and Eric at Cottage Hospital. Bob enjoyed sailing with his work buddies, growing his huge gardens and investing in rental properties.At age 48, Bob quit his job at IBM and spent his time managing his properties. By the age of 60 Bob and Doris purchased a KOA Campground in the Mojave Desert. They successfully managed their desert oasis for 16 years. Bob and Doris made many lifelong friends and enjoyed meeting travelers from all over the world who visited their campground. Eventually they sold their business and settled down in retirement, on the Colorado river in Bullhead City, Arizona. In 2011, due to age and failing health, they moved to Goleta Ca. to live with their daughter Sherry and "be closer to the kids". Doris passed away in May of 2013. Bob neverreally recovered from the loss of his wife. In 2016 he moved to Nipomo to live with and be cared for by his son, Steven. Bob passed away on May 25th 2017, just four days before his 87th birthday. Bob is survived by his brother, Donald Moore of Sandpoint Idaho, his sister, Edith Head of Los Angeles, his children; Steven Moore (Candice) of Nipomo, SherryMoore of Buellton, Kenneth Moore (Tiffany) of Kingman, Arizona and Eric Moore (Marina) of Lompoc, and 12 beautiful grandchildren. Bob is loved and he is missed, and he will always be a part of our lives.
o_Rowbottam101517 ROWBOTTAM, Evelyn Evelyn was born in 1919 in Los Angeles, and was one of five children. She survived her siblings by many years, and as her family, we can only attribute her longevity to her positive attitude, her strong work ethic, and her successful marriage, which seemed to fuel her happiness. As many of her generation did, she and her husband, Frank, lived through the Depression, World War II, and had many other experiences that we, as her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, can't even imagine. Evelyn and Frank were happily married for 72 years, until his passing two years ago. During the War, while Frank was away in the service, Evelyn worked at various jobs to make ends meet. She climbed on airplane wings to put gas in airplanes, worked in childcare, as well as at Douglas Aircraft and a major Utility Company. She proudly saved all she earned to enable them to have a down payment for a small house once the war ended. Her thriftiness was a habit she lived by and it served the two of them well, as their American dream was always to own a home and be able to live comfortably and independently. In their later years together, they traveled to many U.S. states and foreign countries, almost always driving their GMC R.V., or renting a car. Their adventures were numerous as they often ventured a bit off the beaten track. Other than traveling with the GMC club, our mom loved gardening and belonged to the Garden Study Club for many years, as well as a flower arranging group. She had a love of art, and was a fantastic artist herself, but never displayed her work, and often denied her talent. Evelyn had more than her share of health problems along the way, but was never one to complain and never wanted to burden her family and friends with her issues. She was a fabulous cook and kept her house, which was her pride and joy, spotless. It was always obvious that care of her family was her most important priority in life. As children, we always noticed how much empathy she had for those in need. She treated everyone with kindness and respect, and quietly touched many people's lives with her caring, loving qualities. Our family has been blessed to have been taught, by example, good values and morals, and the premise that hard work can lead to a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. Thank you to all residents and staff at Wood Glen Hall who treated Evelyn with such kindness and friendliness. She couldn't have spent her final years at a more caring facility, and we wish to publicly thank Joan, the director, and Diane, head nurse, for their readiness to help in every situation. Also, many thanks go to the staff at Mission Terrace for their care of Evelyn during her final days. Evelyn lived a full life. She is remembered with love by her son, John Rowbottam (Jamee), daughter Kris Zapata (Bob), grandson Michael Zapata (Julianna), granddaughter Nicole Williams (Bret), six great-grand children, as well as friends and extended family. To fulfill her wishes, a private memorial will be held, with no further services planned.