Saturday, May 8, 2021

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Dr. Frank Tiffany, M.D. 1946–2011

FRANK JOHN TIFFANY, M.D. Vietnam Vet, Popular Doctor CORONADO – Vietnam was a long way from Coronado. Doctor Frank Tiffany had...

Obituary: Navy Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Darrik Benson

SEAL was killed in downing of helicopter in Afghanistan Darrik Benson planned to reenlist for four more years and then leave the military,...

The Coronado Obituary Writer

LOCAL WRITER/HISTORIAN TACKLESOBITUARIES BEFORE AND AFTER THE FACT CORONADO – "I've written obituaries for everyone from admirals to beach bums," said Joe Ditler. "I've...

WARREN M. COX … 1919 – 2011

MIKE COX, 91, RECIPIENT OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS CORONADO – On December 26, 1944 Mike Cox was flying his PBM Mariner...

Gilbert “Gil” Ray Roesch 1929 – 2011

Gil Roesch Dies at 82:Local Developer and Tennis Player CORONADO - Gil Roesch had movie star good looks, the Wisdom of Solomon...

Mary Carriger Heinz; 1921-2011

Mary Carriger Heinz1921-2011 "Let me live in my house by the side of the road, Where the race of men go by …...

A Tribute to Phyl Kraus, 1928 – 2011

Phyllis Kraus, 82 Long-time Coronado Resident, Philanthropist Phyllis Kraus led a varied, interesting and fulfilling life. Phyllis Marie Ryan was born in...

Howard Pollock, Alaska’s 2nd congressman, dies in Coronado, CA

Howard Pollock, former Alaska congressman and a key political player in the early years of statehood, died Sunday in Coronado, Calif. He was 90....

Obituary: Former Coronado Police Chief Arthur LeBlanc dies at 84

Arthur LeBlanc used to love playing cops and robbers when he was growing up in Michigan. After serving in the Navy and a stint...

Obituary: Randal Tweedy Bent

BENT, RANDAL TWEEDY March 1,1949 to October 2, 2010 Randy Bent passed away on October 2nd of heart failure. His wife, Gwyneth, was by...

“Some Like it Hot” Movie Star Tony Curtis dead at 85

(CNN) -- Screen legend Tony Curtis died Wednesday, his family said. He was 85."My father leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies...
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