Tag archives: passing away

In Passing: Donald Lee Margerum
By Tim Buckley   |   June 4, 2020

Donald Lee Margerum passed peacefully at home in Montecito, California on May 24, 2020. He lived a long and beautiful life, and was ready to leave this life as his health declined. Don was born on March 29, 1926 in Ferguson, Missouri to parents Donald Cameron Margerum and Ida Lee Nunley. His early years were […]

In Passing: Carter Willis Hines
By Montecito Journal   |   May 14, 2020

Carter Willis Hines: July 24, 1941 – May 1, 2020 Carter Willis Hines, 78, passed away Friday evening, May 1, 2020, at his Montecito home with his beloved wife, Victoria, at his side. Carter’s sudden death from a heart attack followed a prolonged illness of several years. Carter was born in Long Beach, California to […]

A Life to Remember
By Gretchen Lieff   |   May 14, 2020

A Lesson in Loss It’s important to tell those we love how much they mean to us – don’t wait. It was another death along the train tracks in Montecito as we waited anxiously for further details and circumstances. Then we heard it was a local hair stylist. That was upsetting. And then the unfathomable […]

In Passing: Charles “Chuck” Arnold
By Montecito Journal   |   May 7, 2020

He was born in Lexington, Illinois to Alma and Gayle Arnold. He spent his early years on a farm near Lexington, graduating from Lexington High School in 1940. Chuck entered the University of Illinois, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He participated in the ROTC program and was called to active duty in July of 1943 and […]

A Final Note
By Leslie Westbrook   |   March 19, 2020

A sad goodbye to Layla Azar, who passed peaceful on February 9, and heartfelt condolences to her sweet husband of 37 years Jack Azar, Sr. and their three children Jack, Jr., George, and Danielle. Jack’s father owned the original grocery store in Summerland. After Layla came to this country from her native Lebanon and married […]