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James Wayne Quinn 1944-2016

Jim Quinn passed away on March 23 with his loving wife of 35 years, Wendy, at his side. He succumbed to infections related to his battle with multiple diseases and injuries during the past few months. Mr. Quinn was born in Antioch, California and raised in Los Angeles and Orange... — Updated 4/6/2016


Lynn Christopherson 1934 to 2016

Lynn Christopherson passed away Friday, Feb. 19 at the Woodside, California; home of his sister, Dawn. Born in Joliet, Montana, Nov. 1, 1934, Mr. Christopherson moved to Chico in 1950. He graduated from Chico High School in 1952... — Updated 4/6/2016

 By Celeste Misch    News

Norm E. Niver, 1930 to 2016

Norm E. Niver, born May 9, 1930 passed away on March 9, 2016 at 4:00 a.m. Even though one knows the inevitable is coming and no matter how prepared one is, it is still, somehow never expected to happen. The loss of a great man,... — Updated 4/6/2016


Deanna D. Young, July 5, 1937 - Sept. 13, 2015

Deanna D. Young was born in Hood River, OR in 1937 to Dean L. Willey and Doris Dean Willey, and raised in White Salmon, WA. She attended the University of Washington for one year and then graduated from Principia College in Elsah,... — Updated 10/22/2015


Francis (Fran, Franny) Allen Died Sept. 18, at Home

Francis (Fran, Franny) F. Allen died September 18, 2015 at his home at the Open A Ranch, Lakeview, Oregon. Fran was born Dec. 29, 1922 at Oakland, CA, the youngest of three children born to Francis F. & Clara (Dooley) Allen. He graduated from the U. of CA, Berkeley in 1943. He... — Updated 10/22/2015


Mary (Kathy) Kirchner, 9/24/38 – 9/19/2015

On Sept. 19, Mary K. (Kathy) Kirchner entered Heaven after enduring more than ten years with Alzheimer’s Disease. Born in Philadelphia, Sept. 24, 1938 and passed away in Palm Desert, CA Sept. 19, 2015 just five days short of her 77th birthday. She married her husband, Doug, in 1... — Updated 10/22/2015


David Berdon Lloyd, 76, Lived with Love

BORREGO SPRINGS – Retired attorney, former surfer, nature lover, and consummate plant enthusiast David Berdon Lloyd passed away Sept. 5 at age 76, following sixteen months of living with pancreatic cancer. "Living with cancer" i... — Updated 10/7/2015


Maria 'Chuy' de Jesus Perez, 71

Maria 'Chuy' de Jesus Perez, 71, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, at Eisenhower Hospital with her family by her side. Maria, a longtime resident of Borrego Springs, was born on March 16, 1944, in Ameca, Jalisco, Mexico. She was an... — Updated 10/7/2015

 By Michael Sadler    News

RRC's Manny Castillo: 1944 – 2015

There are people you miss when they're gone. And then there are those who you reeeealy miss. For me, Manny Castillo was the latter. He died on Sunday morning, July 26 at his home at the Roadrunner Club (RRC), succumbing to a heart... — Updated 8/14/2015


Rhoda Riddell - October 28, 1920 – February 13, 2015

Rhoda (Fulton) Riddell was born in Japan on October 28, 1920 to Robert and Karen Fulton, marking the start of an adventurous life. Her parents left Japan after the Great Kanto earthquake of 1923 and eventually settled in La Jolla. Rhoda graduated from La Jolla High in 1938 and... — Updated 6/17/2015


Sandra Johnson Memorial

Sandra Johnson passed peacefully in her sleep on June 13. A celebration of Sandra's life will be held on Sunday, June 28 at 3:00 p.m. at Grace Community Church in Ramona.... — Updated 6/17/2015


Ruth Fairbanks Causey Johnson, August 2, 1918 - June 5, 2015

Ruth Fairbanks, 96, passed away at her home in La Jolla June 5, surrounded by her family. Ruth was a mother extraordinaire and second mother to many. She was active and involved to the end. Ruth had an amazing life. Her mother’s father, Charles Fairbanks, was a newspaperman, a s... — Updated 6/17/2015


Agnes Schleichler celebrated 102 years

Agnes Schleicher was born on March 8, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pa. She celebrated her 102nd birthday a week-and-half before her death on March 19. She was born to immigrant Scottish parents and, in her youth, was an accomplished... — Updated 5/22/2015


Tribute to 'Abba Willie'

William McNamara's life is a reflection of light. He was fascinated by Christ; the real Christ. He tells us that if we know Christ, we cannot help but fall in love with Him. Our task is to return to the active living voice of... — Updated 5/22/2015


Richard Dunn Graffis – May 22, 1932 – April 26, 2015

Richard D. Graffis died peacefully at home in Orinda, Calif. on April 26. A resident of Orinda and Borrego Springs, he was born on May 22, 1932 in Albany, Calif. before moving with his family to Alhambra, CA where he attended... — Updated 5/22/2015