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Marine Corps pilot Jerry Coleman.
Joe Meyers January 7, 2014 at 07:40 am
For us long suffering Padres fans, Jerry was always a beacon of light that took us through the manyRead More lows and the less frequent highs. No disrespect to Tony Gwynn but Jerry will always be Mr. Padre.
Doug Curlee January 8, 2014 at 02:22 pm
in addition to being what everyone says he was.. and more..jerry coleman was without question one ofRead More the nicest people ever to walk this planet..i know most conservatives can't stand keith olbermann, but go online and watch the obituary he did on jerry..it's amazing..doug
Joseph Morabito February 1, 2014 at 07:30 am
I missed this news when it first happened. How sad. I've always enjoyed Jerry Coleman's work.
Jerry Coleman (Patch file photo)
Barbara Elliott-Sanders January 6, 2014 at 09:06 am
Jerry Coleman was a true American hero, a fine genteman and the heart of padre baseball. He will beRead More greatly missed by our family.l
Bud Harbin at the 30th Annual U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition. Harbin was a co-founder of the competition and chair of its organizing committee for more than two decades. Photo credit: Khari Johnson
IB Candy November 5, 2013 at 07:33 pm
I loved the stories my Dad (Doug Unger) and Bud would tell while working on the Hot Rods at my Dad'sRead More shop. He truly was a great man. If not for Bud Harbin, the Miss Imperial Beach Pageant would not have been what it was through the 80's and 90's. Our condolences to his family. The Unger Family and O'Neal Family
Susan Bauer November 6, 2013 at 11:00 am
My condolences to the whole Harbin family. I moved to IB when my kids where in High School andRead More attended Mar Vista. I got to know Bud through the wrestling program. He influenced my family in such a positive way. He was kind, caring and told it like it was. He was one of a kind! He will be missed!
Wally Gutierrez November 6, 2013 at 06:22 pm
Mr. IB! That’s what I would call Bud Harbin. Bud always bragged about the city that he lovedRead More Imperial Beach. There was never a dull moment when Bud was around. I met Bud in the late 70’s and where ever we went around the country he would always say IB could do it better. I know Imperial Beach has lost a GREAT ambassador and a city treasure. My deepest condolences to Pam and his family. Wally Gutierrez State President California Jaycees 1988-89
Photos of a memorial for Marilyn Lutau taken Sept. 15, 2013. Photo credit: Khari Johnson
Toni September 19, 2013 at 04:16 pm
My heart breaks out to her too! but I can't believe the IB Patch article said she was the aggressorRead More and punched the guy and then committed suicide. That doesn't sound right to me, something is wrong!
MaryAnn Peau Leomiti September 21, 2013 at 05:57 am
That beautiful woman was my cousin. She was a beautiful inside & out. It's not our job to judgeRead More her for any reason. She was a blessing here on earth. 24 years of her life and all she did was help others was there for her family. So please just pray for my family we miss her so much. Also we are having a fundraiser for her to help with funeral expenses all you need to do is click on this link http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fundraiser/our-heavenly-angel-losa/89885 and donate. If it doesn't work go to youcaring.com and search for our heavenly angel Losa. Anything will help we need your helping hand. Thank you and we would so appreciate it God bless!!!
maria arcangel October 5, 2013 at 10:39 pm
i feel so sad for her,somebody should have been there to try to talk to her,something was hurtingRead More her inside,i pray shes at peace,such a tradgedy for such a young girl like that ,she had her whole life ahead of her,may she rest in peace
Ed Kravitz September 9, 2013 at 02:24 pm
Hat off to Cal and "His Dog Spot" for providing thousands of jobs for under-employedRead More animal actors in Hollywood. Every animal in every commercial gag was 'HIS DOG SPOT" Spot could be a monkey or a lion. You never knew and that was why people actually looked forward to his commercials to see what animal was going to be 'HIS DOG SPOT" Cal Worthington is survived by SPOT.....MANY OF THEM NAMED SPOT WHO GOT THEIR START IN HOLLYWOOD WORKING FOR CAL WORTHINGTON AS "HIS DOG SPOT"! The Beverly Hillbillys may have stolen Cal's jingle music as well.
Eddie Braga, 91, with his wife Olga Braga, 94, at West Coast Cafe, where the two celebrated their birthdays in February 2013. Photo credit: Khari Johnson
Andy Arciga August 8, 2013 at 09:28 am
My condolences to Olga and her family. RIP Mr.Eddie.
Gary Trieschman August 8, 2013 at 09:41 am
Our thoughts are with you all. RIP Mr.Braga
Gidge August 8, 2013 at 10:45 am
A wonderful man, a wonderful family. Eddie you will be missed and my sincere condolences go out toRead More Olga, Gail and Paula. This man is an inspiration to young men everywhere and a model for all young people. RIP Eddie. You will be missed and loved but you will leave your legacy to all who have known you.
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Fayette (Davis) Driskell July 11, 2013 at 10:13 am
My thoughts & prayers go out to the loved ones, family, & many friends of this well-lovedRead More gentleman..his sister, Judy, was in our class of '62..I remember him walking up behind her in the MVHS halls, tapping her on the shoulder, pretending it was not him, laughing all the time...Richard always had a smile on his face, happy, friendly to all who he saw & met in the halls, & very courteous..RIP my Mariner friend...your ship has completed its tour..
Andy Arciga July 11, 2013 at 10:30 am
Met Rich when he lived behind the old fire station on Palm ave. Him,Judy, and his mom were alwaysRead More very nice to the Firefighters. His Father was an IB firefighter at one time. My condolences to his wife,sister and family.
Gary Shadduck Sr.'s ashes are secured on a motorcycle as friends, family and the Patriot Guard Riders prepare to bring his remains to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. Photo credit: Khari Johnson
Paula Winchester June 29, 2013 at 07:05 am
Thank you for bringing us this story. Too any times our "news" is filled with celebrityRead More gossip or a new baby animal at the zoo and they miss an important acknowledgment like this, honoring one of our countries heroes.
James Ozburn June 29, 2013 at 08:09 am
RIP to you Mr Shadduck. Jeff if you read this sorry to hear about your fathers passing.
Don LaFave July 25, 2013 at 10:20 pm
I remember Mr. Shadduck when I was a teenager. He was a quiet and pleasant man. Every time I cameRead More over to hang out with Jeff, he'd tell me some interesting stories that had me captivated. I'm glad to have met and known this fine human being. My best to his family.
IBVERN April 29, 2013 at 06:53 pm
Always hate to see a shipmate go down. RIP Shipmate.
Beth S April 30, 2013 at 10:46 am
Truly heartbreaking. RIP Chief Roy. Our hearts and prayers are with your family.
Frank Deehan May 2, 2013 at 04:42 pm
I was stationed at Naval Air Station Brunswick, Maine with Rob back in 2001. My sincere condolencesRead More to his Family, and to his Sailors. Fair Winds Brother. ABEC(AW) Frank S. Deehan USN (Ret)
Mike G April 4, 2013 at 06:09 pm
Bummer! One more of our most valuable of resources, the ones with the wisdom, gone. RIP Freda.
Nova Coleman Hulson April 5, 2013 at 06:50 pm
I grew up on Beverly Avenue, 3 doors down from Freda... She would take a walk everyday, and mostRead More days I would walk with her, sometimes she'd have 5 or so of us kids from our street. She is one of my earliest and favorite memories. I saw her some years back and was so happy to let her know what joy those walks with her meant to me. I could go on & on with the memories of her....always having something special for me at Halloween, held my hand & walked me home when I hurt myself on my big wheel so much more. What a sweet sweet lady. May she rest in peace
Stephanie Kinnamon April 5, 2013 at 08:03 pm
When we bought Nova's house on Beverly Eddie knew all the neighbors but Freda went out of her way toRead More welcome me. She would walk by every day and chat an always gave us bags full of macadamia nuts at Christmas. I will miss her!
IBResndt4IB March 23, 2013 at 05:58 pm
Only item this article left out was mention of his constant and love< Cindy.
IBResndt4IB March 23, 2013 at 06:00 pm
For those who can not attend service in San Bernadino, I am planning a gathering for Danny here inRead More IB. I will post details on Patch as well as verbally notify neighbors.
Angela Bain-Trujillo March 23, 2013 at 06:26 pm
If the gathering is not on the same day as the service our family is holding, my sister and I wouldRead More like to attend, as well. Please let us know. Thanks.
Irene Valadez November 7, 2012 at 01:35 am
I Remember Victor he was one of my regular customers at Albertsons in IB. He was such a nice guy nRead More had a smile that could never be forgotten. I remember always having good conversations w/him n always very respectful. My heart goes out to his family specially his son who I seen w/him the last time I ever seen n spoke to him. "Rest in paradise Victor" It was nice to have known you =)
barbara October 22, 2012 at 02:42 pm
God bless your family Rev. Cates. We enjoyed the Bible studies we attended with you and pray thatRead More the Lord blesses and multiplies all the seeds of love you have sown in this community and beyond. Your verve for the Lord will be missed. Peace and comfort to those who knew and loved you.
kathleen October 22, 2012 at 10:49 pm
Mr. Leach has I know him (grew up across the street from him) was an extrodinary man. Growing up IRead More played with his and his wifes (Marliyn Leach) son Jeff so for a few years i was like a fixture in there home. I remember the pride he took in his home,white picket fences, and the neat two-story clubhouse/shed he built that was cool. He really had a ack for fixing things always somthing on his workbench. I know he was he was loved in his church, I tagged along when I was younger. I always felt weclomed. He's a great neighbor to have. I hold this man and his wife Marliyn dear to my heart always. He will be missed by myself & family. He walks with god now. I love you Marliyn. Love Kathy
Mike Gau October 8, 2012 at 08:07 pm
Another great woman taken from us, too early, by the devastating disease of pancreatic cancer. VisitRead More www.pancan.org or www.purplestride.org/sandiego for more information on the disease or what you can do to join the fight against it.
stella October 13, 2012 at 07:38 pm
jen - pls see my private comment on ur old facebook page, stella!
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