Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Obituaries

Saying Goodbye to the Coronado Sandman, Alberto Avila

Known as the Coronado Sandman, Alberto Avila was a well known and beloved fixture in Coronado for many years prior to moving back to...

Don Harris-Manly (1952-2018)

Donald Neil (Harris) Manly died Nov. 2, 2018 from melanoma metastasized to the brain. He had battled diabetes most of his adult life. He...

Greg McPartlin (1949-2018)

Greg McPartlin ... Local Legend Greg McPartlin was the Navy SEAL who wanted to heal, not to kill. He served his country as a Navy...

Nancy Blackwell Crabill – A Coronado Centenarian (1918-2018)

Nancy Crabill came to Coronado in 1922. Her life was woven throughout some of Coronado’s greatest history – ferries and trolleys, Tent City, the...

Fritz Gaylord (1938-2018)

“Fritz Gaylord was a distinguished naval officer and gentleman of the highest order,” said Rear Admiral William W. Cobb Jr. “His wonderful personality lifted...

James Jerome Perino (1938-2018)

James Jerome Perino, born in Dearborn Michigan, died peacefully in Coronado with his wife Lyn and children, Lyndsey and Tony, by his side.Growing up,...

Brian Thomas Lippe (1953-2018)

Brian Thomas Lippe Feb. 23, 1953 - June 7, 2018 Brian Thomas Lippe attended Vista High School and graduated in the class of 1971. His father...

Monte Neil Kirven (1936-2017)

Monte Neil Kirven, born August 5, 1936, perished in the wildfires that consumed the forested hills near Santa Rosa, CA, in October of 2017. Monte’s...

John “Largo” Long (1948-2015)

JOHN “LARGO” LONG Johnny Long was a force to be reckoned with. He hovered around five feet but he cast a mighty shadow. He was...

Robert “Robie” Robeson (1923-2017)

FORMER CORONADAN, ROBIE ROBESON Born to gentry on the eve of the Great Depression, Robert Holmes Robeson observed helplessly as his father’s hard-earned wealth disappeared.He...

Tracy Lee Chance (1961-2017)

Tracy Lee (Hornbeek) Chance, 56 years old, of Coronado, CA, passed away on September 30, 2017, after a short battle with cancer.The Celebration of Life will be...

Michele Lee Paquin (1960-2017)

 Michele Lee Paquin was born to John and Linda Paquin, in Rockford, Illinois, July 24, 1960. She died February 18, 2017 at the age...
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