San Francisco Obituaries

San Francisco Obituaries

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  • 10 hrs ago | via San Francisco Chronicle 

    Judith Liteky, SF organizer for Latino war refugees,...

    Judith Liteky, who organized protests against a U.S. training center for Latin American military leaders, with husband Charles, a Medal of Honor recipient. Judith Liteky, who organized protests against a U.S. training center for Latin American military leaders, with husband Charles, a Medal of Honor recipient.

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  • 20 hrs ago | via SFGate 

    Muckraking SF journalist Warren Hinckle dies at 77

    Journalist and author, Warren hinckle waits for his turn to speak during a public hearing at the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission in City Hall on Feb. 15, 2012, in San Francisco, Calif. Last December the owners of the Gold Dust lounge, at 247 Powell Street, received a notice from their landlord, the Handlery Hotel, to be out in 90 days to make way for new retail.

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  • Tuesday Aug 23 | via The News-Review 

    Roberta Swartzlender

    Age 90 1/2, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016, in Redmond, Oregon. She was born January 28, 1926, in Tillamook, Oregon, to Robert and Mabel Anderson.

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  • Friday Aug 19 | via Sfist 

    Slain Cyclist's Family Argues City Should Stop Remov...

    A ghost bike memorial for Amelie Le Moullac, who was killed while biking near the intersection of Sixth and Folsom Streets. When a cyclist dies on the streets of San Francisco, the tragedy is often memorialized by a ghost bike.

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  • Friday Aug 19 | via The Las Vegas Sun 

    Former District Court Judge Mike Griffin dies at 72

    Retired District Court Judge Mike Griffin of Carson City has died at a Reno hospital at the age of 72. He graduated from Carson High School, the University of Nevada, Reno, where he played basketball, and received his law degree from the University of San Francisco. He served with the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in Korea.

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  • Wednesday Aug 17 | via SFGate 

    Woman in critical condition after being rescued at O...

    A woman believed to be in her 40s was in critical condition Wednesday after she was pulled from the waters off San Francisco's Ocean Beach and revived by paramedics. A woman believed to be in her 40s was in critical condition Wednesday after she was pulled from the waters off San Francisco's Ocean Beach and revived by paramedics.

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  • Wednesday Aug 17 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Devin B. Skelton

    Devin B. Skelton, 55, husband of Elisabeth Skelton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 in Falmouth, Mass. Devin was born in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 10, 1961, son of the late Lamar and Callie Skelton.

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  • Tuesday Aug 16 | via The Intelligencer 

    Sophia Moses

    She was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral, volunteered for the Greater Wheeling Soup Kitchen and Catholic Charities, St. Joseph Cathedral Funeral luncheons and member of Ministry of Praise. Sophia is survived by her eight children, Joan Sobutka of Wheeling, Judith DiSarro of Pittsburgh, John Moses, James Moses, Joseph Moses all of Wheeling, Jerome Moses of San Francisco, CA, Jacqueline Moses of San Francisco, CA and Janet Goddard of Sarasota, FL; nine grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren.

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  • Tuesday Aug 16 | via The Washington Post 

    Bobby Hutcherson, jazz master of the vibraphone, die...

    Bobby Hutcherson, a vibraphonist whose far-reaching, harmonically daring recordings in the 1960s made him one of the most influential jazz musicians on his instrument, died Aug. 15 at his home in Montara, Calif. He was 75. His death was confirmed by Marshall Lamm, a spokesman for SFJazz, a San Francisco-based jazz organization with which Mr. Hutcherson had a long association.

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  • Tuesday Aug 16 | via KQED 

    Remembering Jacques Terzian, Founder of Hunter's Poi...

    Jacques Terzian , the artist responsible for founding the artists' colony at San Francisco's Hunter's Point - one of the country's largest such communities - died on Aug. 6. He was 94. "The shipyard arts community has lost the person whose inspiration, vision and love for the arts and artists brought it into being," Scott Madison wrote on the Hunters Point Shipyard Artists' website . "The person who was, for more than two decades, its animated and animating spirit."

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  • Saturday Aug 13 | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    Teen's memorial fountain to honor first responders: ...

    A South San Francisco teen raising money to install a memorial water fountain honoring first responders said he hopes the project takes him one step closer to earning his Eagle Scout honors while also achieving a larger goal. "I'm hoping the project might create a stronger bond between the community and first responders in general," said Andrew Dean, who is spearheading the effort to build at the corner of Magnolia and Grand avenues a memorial for police, firefighters, soldiers and others who died while in the line of duty.

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  • Friday Aug 12 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Alice R. - Becky' Bollinger

    Alice R. "Becky" Bollinger, 92, of State Route 103 S., McVeytown, went to be with the Lord at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, at her home. Born March 14, 1924, in Newton Hamilton, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Mary Boozel.

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  • Thursday Aug 11 | via KRON 4 

    Vigil for man killed while playing Pokemon Go

    A vigil will be held Thursday night for 20-year-old Calvin Riley, t he San Mateo native who was shot and killed over the weekend while playing Pokemon go at Aquatic Park near Ghiradelli Square in San Francisco. The vigil is happening at 6 p.m. Friends and family members will be gathering at St. Gregory's Church to honor Riley.

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  • Wednesday Aug 10 | via Noozhawk 

    Francisco "Pancho" J. Guzman, 1957-2016

    Pancho was a graduate of Santa Maria High School. He was a resident of Santa Maria until he moved up north to San Francisco at the age of 21. He resided in San Francisco for over 30 years.

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  • Tuesday Aug 9 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Marlene B. Wright

    WEST STOCKHOLM – Mrs. Marlene B. Wright, 94, of Livingston Road, died Saturday evening, August 6, 2016 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Ogdensburg, where she had been a resident since February 14, 2012. Marlene was born June 21, 1922, the daughter of the late Ernest Henry and Mabel Cheney.

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  • Tuesday Aug 9 | via SFGate 

    Spurred by SF cyclist deaths, guerrilla activists ta...

    Bike activists used cones to spruce up safety features at the intersection of Sixth and Mission streets in San Francisco Bike activists used cones to spruce up safety features at the intersection of Sixth and Mission streets in San Francisco A mother and daughter wait to cross the street at the intersection of Leavenworth Street and Ellis Street in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Vision Zero is off to a bad start in 2016.

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  • Monday Aug 8 | via The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas 

    Dennis Kindsvater

    Dennis Stinson Kindsvater, 76, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in his home in Kinsley.

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  • Monday Aug 8 | via Chico Enterprise-Record 

    Death notices received Aug. 8

    BAKER: Arnett Baker, 74, of Oroville, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in San Francisco. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsey Funeral Home, 534-3877.

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  • Monday Aug 8 | via News9 Oklahoma City 

    'Pokemon Go' player shot to death at San Francisco park

    A 20-year-old man was shot to death while playing "Pokemon Go" at a tourist ... A 20-year-old man was shot to death while playing "Pokemon Go" at a tourist attraction along San Francisco's waterfront, authorities and a family friend said. Help Wanted signs are posted across South Carolina's Hilton Head Island and employers say it's harder than ever to find good employees.

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  • Jul 21, 2016 | via Sierra Sun 

    Obituary: Jeffrey A. Quinn

    Jeff, a resident of the Reno-Lake Tahoe area, was born in San Francisco on November 26, 1948, and entered into eternal life August 5, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Shelly, of 45 years; his children Mike and Annie Troy ; his grandsons: Christopher, Jacob, and Nathaniel Troy, and Max Quinn.

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