Tag Archives: Obituary

Obituary: Lisa Christine Bowes

When an artist passes away, … they return to the cosmic dust and become part of the place where ideas come from.             – Gerard Way Lisa Christine Bowes left this earth on July 9, 2016. Her creative spark now joins the stars and the cosmic dust. Lisa was born

Obituary: Jerry Partain

Professor Emeritus Jerry Partain, who helped establish Humboldt State’s Forestry bachelor’s degree and turn the program into a longstanding success, died on July 4, 2016 at the age of 91. Partain was hired in 1953, when coffee cost students 7¢ a cup, to teach with Ed Pierson, who had recently begun a two-year forestry technical

Obituary: Ian Douglas Canning

Ian Douglas Canning, of Eureka, passed away on May 26, 2016, from heart failure likely brought about from abusing prescription drugs mixed with alcohol. Born April 30, 1995 in San Francisco, Ian spent a mere 21 years on this earth, but in that short time he touched the hearts of many. He is survived by

Obituary: Richard Wilson 1939-2016

Who’s that old gorilla in a wide brimmed helmet riding a bicycle? Richard Stanley Wilson wore many hats: lover, father, jester, ham, stern library ogre, history buff and proof that King Kong was just a big monkey. Richard died at home in bed on Friday morning, April 29, 2016 of cancer. The memory of his

Obituary: William Stephen Linton

William Stephen Linton was born Dec. 28, 1951 at Santa Monica Hospital, the third child of Dr. William and Maxine Linton. A good student, he did well at Roosevelt Elementary, Lincoln Junior High and Santa Monica High School. He was an excellent wrestler in high school and particularly sharp in math and science. He went

Obituary: Gary L. Griffin

Gary L. Griffin, age 71, peacefully passed away on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at his home. He was born in Washington to Lloyd and LaVillia Griffin and was the younger of their two children. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Family was most important and he always put them first.

Obituary: Milton Dobkin, 1922-2016

Milt Dobkin passed away March 10, 2016 at the age of 94. He is survived by his son Donn and daughter-in-law Mandy Book; daughter, Bethami Dobkin and son-in-law Randy Chiotti; grandchildren Alexandra and Randall Dobkin; sister-in-law Carol Sartain, niece Angela Marie Volpe, and nephew Bernie Johnston. He also leaves behind companion Jane Crosbie. In 1955,