Sept. 11, 1953 — July 21, 2011 Craig Faria passed away on July 21, 2011, in Sacramento. He was 57 years old. Craig was born on Sept. 11, 1953 in Merced, Ca., to Dick and Bonnie Faria. In 1962, the family relocated to Davis, where Craig attended school, eventually graduating from Davis High School in […]
Davis resident Thomas Charles Levitt died August 2, 2011, at the age of 56. A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road.
March 28, 1919 — August 6, 2011 Albert “Wade” Brant, Ph.D., an internationally known poultry and meat processing research scientist, died August 6, 2011. Wade was born on March 28, 1919, near Isabel, Kansas to parents Ara and Obe Brant. He graduated from Sawyer High School in 1932 and entered Kansas State, Manhattan, where he […]
April 28, 1940 — July 31, 2011 Terry Lee Tanner, 71, of Truckee, died tragically at about 9:45 p.m. July 31, 2011, in Davis, Ca. Terry was born April 28, 1940, in Porterville, Ca. He graduated from Porterville High School in 1958, and obtained his B.S. in Engineering from UC Berkeley in 1963. He obtained […]
Virginia M. Isaacs passed away in her home surrounded by family on Thursday Aug. 4, 2011, after a year-long battle with breast cancer. She was 87 years old. Virginia Isaacs was a member of a group often referred to as “a regular pantheon of Davis activists”, that were involved in many of the institutions that […]
June 13, 1920 — Aug. 1, 2011 Edith Louise Dumond Rabe, a longtime Dixon resident, passed away on Aug. 1 at home in Sacramento. She had recently celebrated her 91st birthday. Edith was born on June 13, 1920, in Richmond, to Earl and Josephine Dumond. She was an only child who enjoyed her close ties […]
Margaret Hillard, 91, died Saturday, July 30, 2011. A registered nurse, she was a resident of Davis for 23 years. A private family ceremony will be held at a later date.
Feb. 22, 1917 — July 3, 2011 Florence M. Simms died on July 3, 2011, in Palm Springs, after a short illness cause by a fall. Born to Roy and Gertrude Fryer on a farm near Villisca, Iowa, on Feb. 22, 1917, she was 94. She earned her degree in 1938 from the University Of Iowa […]
Oct. 29, 1912 — July 17, 2011 Justyn Ruth Law Michelson died at her home in Davis on July 17, 2011. She had been a Davis resident since 1999. Born in Wichita, Kan., on Oct. 29, 1912, she lived in Wichita and Iola, Kan., before moving to Seattle with her parents and siblings as a […]
— July 11, 2011 Charles K. “Ken” Snyder passed away July 11, 2011, at the age of 87. Grandson of Yolo County pioneer Jacob Snyder, Ken lived his entire life on the family ranch in Solano County. Son of Charles C. Snyder and Susan Ethel Wright, Ken received his early education at Currey School, a […]
Feb. 28, 1976 — July 3, 2011 Jonathan Andrew Tessler passed away on July 3, 2011, following a heart attack in Scottsdale, Ariz. Jonathan was born Feb. 28, 1976, and was 35 years old. Jonathan was born in Hollywood and was adopted at birth. He moved to Davis with his family and attended Davis Senior […]
April 28, 1965 — July 16, 2011 Andrew Glenn Fowles left this Earth on Saturday, July 16, 2011, in the loving arms of his wife and companion Rosio. Andy was born in Vallejo on April 28, 1965, to Kathleen and Frank Fowles. He grew up in Independence, where he learned to love the outdoors and […]
Andrew Glenn Fowles died July 16, 2011. Born in Vallejo on April 28, 1965, he was 46. A Davis High School graduate, he later worked at Davis and DaVinci high schools as a campus supervisor in addition to involvement with insect research, testing repellents to protect people. Services are planned at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wiscombe […]
Feb. 8, 1917 — July 8, 2011 Lester Bushnell Weigel, 94, died July 8, 2011, at the University Retirement Community, Davis. Les was born Feb. 8, 1917, in Oakland, and lived in Gonzales for more than 60 years. An accomplished musician and well known educator, he was a graduate of San Francisco State College, where he […]