Franco M. Navazio, M.D.

Oct. 20, 1925 – Aug. 15, 2014 Dr. Franco M. Navazio died peacefully at his residence in Davis on August 15, 2014. Born in Rome, he graduated from the University of Rome Medical School in 1949, and served as a medical officer in the Italian Navy. After immigrating to the United States in 1958, he […]

Helen M. Cole

Nov. 24, 1922 to Aug. 18, 2014 Helen passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 18, 2014, with her devoted husband, Robert, and sons nearby. She was born on Nov. 24, 1922, on a farm about 4 miles from Donnybrook, N.D. She graduated from Donnybrook High School in 1940, and from Trinity Hospital School of Nursing […]

Stephen H. Sosnick

Feb. 24, 1930 – Aug. 17, 2014 On Aug. 17, 2014, Stephen H. “Steve” Sosnick, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics at UC Davis, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 84 years old. Galya “Gale” Sosnick, Steve’s wife of 63 years, was with him when he died. Steve also is survived by daughters Beryl of Napa […]

Dora Mae Clark Anderson

June 2, 1923 – Aug. 17, 2014 Dora Clark Anderson passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Born June 2, 1923, in Ferndale, the daughter of Thomas Knowles and Helen Clark of Petrolia, Dora grew up on their family ranch, raising sheep, cattle and tending a big garden. Dora moved to Davis in 1941 to study […]

Railroad museum will host Aberbach memorial

A celebration of life for Jeffrey O. Aberbach, a longtime Davis Enterprise editor who died June 27, 2014, is planned for 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The California State Railroad Museum Roundhouse, 125 I St. in Old Sacramento, is a fitting venue for the event, because Aberbach was a lifelong train lover and […]

Richard James McRostie

Feb. 7, 1925 – Aug. 8, 2014 Richard “Mac” McRostie died on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. He was born in Owatonna, Minn., on Feb. 7, 1925, to Neil Hale and Myrtle Julia McRostie. He graduated from Owatonna High School on May 20, 1943. On July 1, 1943, he started active duty in the U.S. Navy […]

Dorothy Kirk Morrison

Oct. 19, 1927 – July 28, 2014 Dorothy Kirk Morrison, 86, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2014, in Davis, surrounded by her family, after a courageous struggle with lung cancer. The family is grateful to Yolo Hospice and Spanish Bay for the care and support she received during her final illness. Dot was born […]

Nancy (Durst) Nageley

May 31, 1937 – Aug. 8, 2014   Nancy (Durst) Nageley joined her Lord and Savior in heaven on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Nancy was born on May 31, 1937, in Marysville. She spent her childhood in Grimes and graduated from Stanford University in 1959. She most recently lived in Davis. Nancy died surrounded by […]

Carl Salonites

June 6, 1919 – Aug. 9, 2014 Carl Salonites, 95, died on Aug. 9, 2014, in Cameron Park with his family by his side. Carl was born June 6, 1919, in Berkeley and was raised in Capay. He settled in Woodland in 1958 when he married his wife of 53 years, Nadine Stuhlmuller Salonites, and […]

Leo James Renault

May 16, 1939 – July 31, 2014 Leo (Lee) James Renault died peacefully at home of congestive heart failure on July 31, 2014, after a brief illness. He was 75. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy (“Samie”) Renault, with whom he celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary on June 12. After many years in Southern […]

Thomas W. North

Dec. 1, 1949 — June 23, 2014 Dr. Thomas W. North, Professor at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta’s Department of Pediatrics, and Professor Emeritus at the UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine, passed away on June 23, 2014, in Atlanta. Tom was born in Portland, Ore., and received his bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Lewis and […]

Death notice: Al Vigil

Al Vigil of Davis died Aug. 6, 2014. He was 76. He was born May 16, 1938, in New Mexico to Bessie and John Vigil. There will be rosary recital at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis. A burial mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. […]

Kari Lynn Wilson, M.D.

Feb. 11, 1971 – July 29, 2014 Kari Lynn Wilson was born in Sacramento on Feb. 11, 1971, and passed away July 29, 2014. She graduated from Davis High School in 1989, attended Sacramento Community College, UC Davis and graduated as a Regents Scholar and member of Kappa Delta Sorority from UC Santa Barbara in […]

Memorial: John Vernon Wayland

A celebration of Life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at The Episcopal Church of Saint Martin, 640 Hawthorn Lane in Davis. John Vernon McLane Wayland passed away on July 3, 2014 at the age of 69. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., […]