San Francisco Obituaries

San Francisco Obituaries

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  • Thursday Oct 18 | via SFGate 

    San Jose bishop names 15 priests accused of child se...

    Pope Francis walks along Cardinal Gerald Cyprien Lacroix as he leaves after opening the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Pope Francis urged The Catholic Diocese of San Jose on Thursday released the names of 15 clergy members who were known by the church to be credible child sex abusers.

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  • Wednesday Oct 17 | via CBS News 

    Facebook exec demands answers after brother dies in ...

    A Facebook executive is demanding answers after her brother died in a police encounter south of San Francisco this month. Ebele Okobi told USA Today that her brother, 36-year-old Chinedu Valentine Okobi, suffered from mental health issues and was unarmed when he died Oct. 3 after being repeatedly Tasered by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies.

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  • Sunday Oct 14 | via SFBay 

    Thousands savored her Tamales. Dozens showed up for ...

    On a bright, typically-Mission October Wednesday morning, family, friends and customers touched by Ramos over the years gathered to remember her at a Catholic service at Mission Dolores. Ramos's family wept in the front pews, flanking the casket.

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  • Thursday Oct 11 | via Ms. Magazine 

    Rest in Power: Feminist Filmmaker Audrey Wells Broug...

    Wells began her life as Audrey Ann Lederer. Born in San Francisco, California, in 1960, she grew up in a loving home with her parents who sparked her imagination and passion for learning.

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  • Friday Oct 5 | via The New York Times 

    Sydney Goldstein, Maestro of Public Conversation, Di...

    Sydney Goldstein, a San Francisco impresario who helped pioneer the art of showcasing conversation as a cultural offering, died on Sept. 25 in Los Angeles.

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  • Friday Oct 5 | via Contra Costa Times 

    a The Hate U Givea screenwriter Wells dies at 58

    Audrey Wells, who wrote the screenplay for the brand new feature film "The Hate U Give," died the day before the film was released after a five-year battle with cancer. She was 58. The San Francisco native had early jobs as a disc jockey at a local jazz station and in public radio before making the transition to film, armed with a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via GlobalNews 

    In new book, author claims Janis Joplin didn't die o...

    In a new book, Peggy Caserta, a close friend of the late Janis Joplin , offers insight into her claims that the blues singer's death was not actually caused by a drug overdose. Joplin died on Oct. 4, 1970, her lifeless body found on the floor of a room in Hollywood's Landmark Motor Hotel.

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  • Tuesday Oct 2 | via SFGate 

    Oakland to pay $1.75M to family of boy killed by tre...

    The Oakland City Council is expected to approve a $1.75 million payment Tuesday to the family of a 16-year-old boy who died in 2015 when a tree branch he was climbing near Lake Merritt snapped and fell on top of his head. The Oakland City Council is expected to approve a $1.75 million payment Tuesday to the family of a 16-year-old boy who died in 2015 when a tree branch he was climbing near Lake Merritt snapped and fell on top The Oakland City Council is expected to approve a $1.75 million payment Tuesday to the family of a 16-year-old boy who died in 2015 when a tree branch he was climbing near Lake Merritt snapped and fell on top of his head.

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  • Sunday Sep 30 | via SFGate 

    Loss of Sydney Goldstein leaves a huge hole in SF fa...

    But the circle of mourners is wide, including not only the civic leaders with whom she worked to build City Arts & Lectures and the authors to whom she provided a platform, but also the vast community of people who attended events she produced, listened to radio broadcasts, shared her passion for words written and spoken. Sam Whiting 's obituary for her quoted Dave Eggers, a member of the board of City Arts & Lectures.

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  • Saturday Sep 29 | via Texarkana Gazette 

    Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76

    This Dec. 5, 1968 file photo shows the rock band Jefferson Airplane, Marty Balin, from left, Grace Slick, Spencer Dryden, Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, as they pose in their Pacific Heights, San Francisco apartment. Singer Balin of the Jefferson Airplane has died at age 76. Spokesman Ryan Romenesko said Balin died Thursday, Sept.

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  • Saturday Sep 29 | via ABC 33/40 

    Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at ...

    This Dec. 5, 1968 file photo shows the rock band Jefferson Airplane, Marty Balin, from left, Grace Slick, Spencer Dryden, Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, as they pose in their Pacific Heights, San Francisco apartment. Singer Balin of the Jefferson Airplane has died at age 76. Spokesman Ryan Romenesko said Balin died Thursday, Sept.

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  • Friday Sep 28 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin dies at 76

    The rock band Jefferson Airplane pose in their Pacific Heights, San Francisco apartment on Dec. 5, 1968. They are, from left: Marty Balin, Grace Slick, Spencer Dryden, Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady.

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  • Sep 17, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Judge who sentenced woman who tried to kill Presiden...

    Retired U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti, whose 45 years on the bench in San Francisco included the sentencing of a would-be presidential assassin, a courtroom performance by a pop music star and a frustrating examination of veterans' health care, has died at age 96. Conti, a former judge in Contra Costa County, was appointed to the federal court by President Richard Nixon in October 1970. When he retired in October 2015, he was the longest-serving jurist in the history of the San Francisco-based Northern District of California.

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  • Sep 16, 2018 | via WAOW 

    Wyoming county pulls funds as bank alters fossil fue...

    A county in Wyoming is withdrawing funds from a national bank to protest its policy change concerning the financing of some coal, oil and natural gas projects. San Francisco-based Bank of the West recently announced the change that has stoked anger in the Rocky Mountain region, where fossil fuels are an important part of the economy.

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  • Sep 14, 2018 | via WAOW 

    San Francisco Federal Reserve names Mary Daly as pre...

    The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has appointed Mary Daly, a longtime Fed economist and a labor market specialist, as the next president of the regional Fed bank. Daly replaces John Williams, who became president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank in April.

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  • Sep 12, 2018 | via Northwest Herald 

    Crum Jr., William J.

    William J. Crum, Jr Born: June 15, 1921 Died: August 29, 2018 William J. Crum, Jr, 97, passed away on the morning of August 29, 2018. To say he lived a full life would be an understatement.

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  • Sep 11, 2018 | via KXLY-TV Spokane 

    Thomas C. Morris

    Thomas C. Morris longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d' Alene, ID on September 8, 2018. He was born to William and Garnet Morris on June 2, 1928 in St. Maries, ID.

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  • Sep 11, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Supervisors Vote To Approve Mayor Breed's Police Com...

    San Francisco supervisors today voted to approve two people nominated by Mayor London Breed to serve on the city's Police Commission. During their regular meeting, the Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 for Damali Taylor, with Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer voting against the nomination.

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  • Sep 7, 2018 | via Brunswick News 

    Jimmie Lou Manor

    Mrs. Jimmie was born Dec. 25, 1929, in Lumber City, Ga., the daughter of the late Floyd Arnold Brewer and the late Mary Ella Hardwick Brewer. She was also preceded in death by her devoted husband of 63 years, Terrell J. Manor; two sons, James Edward Manor and Terrell Andrew Manor; a granddaughter, Anitrea Leigh Manor; two sisters, Sammie Johnson and Alice Steverson; three brothers, Floyd Brewer Jr., Joe Brewer and Bob Brewer; and one daughter-in-law, Betty Manor.

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  • Sep 7, 2018 | via Davis Enterprise 

    Patsy Jean Box Hull

    Patsy Jean Box Hull passed away peacefully on Sept. 3, 2018, at the age of 87 in Woodland, with family by her side.

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