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Obituary: Richard Cortez Day, July 19, 1927 – Jan. 4, 2018

Obituary: Richard Cortez Day, July 19, 1927 – Jan. 4, 2018

Richard Cortez Day was born July 19, 1927 in Covington, Kentucky. The eldest child of C.F. Day and Queen Day, he was raised in Jackson, Michigan. He attended Jackson Community College and then the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, where he earned a B.S. in Mathematics and a Masters in English Literature. He served

Obituary: Mayer Segal, 1917 – 2017

Mayer Segal died peacefully on Dec. 14, 2017. His journey began in the small town of Elbow Lake, Minnesota in 1917 and ended in Bayside, California, over one hundred years later. In his youth in Los Angeles, he formed friendships that would continue for more than 80 years. After graduating from UCLA, his real education

OBITUARY: Mary ‘Tyke’ Esther Solotoff

Mary “Tyke” Esther Solotoff was born Dec. 15, 1925 and died at home after a long illness on Dec. 6, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Barnett Solotoff; her parents, Scott Winfield Homan and Esther Reynold (Atwood Hawley) Homan; her three brothers and many dogs and friends.

OBITUARY: Dr. Patricia Lynne Siering

Patty Siering was a biology professor at Humboldt State University, an extraordinary cook who threw great parties, a founding member of the Team Stomatopod kinetic sculpture tribe, a lover of nature and dogs, a scholar who applied her knowledge of molecules and microbes to understanding ecosystems, a birder, a quilter, a hiker, a beloved wife,

Obituary: Charles L. Moon

A memorial and celebration of the life of Charles L. Moon will be held Saturday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. at the Lutheran Church, 151 East 16th St. in Arcata. Charles was born Aug. 2, 1922 and died on Oct. 3, 2017. Charles was raised on a cotton farm near Altus, Oklahoma. He taught himself

Chi-wei Lin, May 16, 1936 – May 23, 2017

Chi-wei Lin was a scientist, public servant, painter and gardener. Most of all, he was a problem solver who applied his mental clarity and creativity to all aspects of a rich and varied life. In his last few decades, living by the ocean with his beloved wife Donna, he transformed the city government of the

OBITUARY: Noel Edwin Harris

Noel Edwin Harris was a sweet man. He was a devoted husband, a supportive father, a steadfast friend, an engaged citizen and a lifelong activist for workers’ rights, human rights, justice and peace. Noel was born Dec. 6, 1918, in Inglenook, Calif., near Fort Bragg. He was the fifth and youngest child of Thomas Jefferson