C. Lester Fuqua

July 22, 1936 – May 16, 2015 On Saturday, May 16, 2015, Lester Fuqua passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born July 22, 1936, in French Camp, Lester was a resident of Davis for more than 50 years. He graduated from UC Davis in 1959 and went on to work at the […]

Mark Ross Felton

Nov. 3, 1968 —— June 8, 2015 Mark Ross Felton died at home in Davis on June 8, 2015. Born in Eureka on Nov. 3, 1968, he was 46 years old. Mark lived in Davis since 1975, and attended King High School and Sacramento City College. He worked as a care provider for the IHSS. […]

Death notice: Jeffrey Donald Gale

Jeffrey Donald Gale, a 1968 Davis High School graduate, died at his Woodland home on June 2, 2015. He was 64. Born and raised in Davis, he attended American River College, graduated from Shiloh Bible College, and attended Western Seminary for a brief time. He was a lifelong student of theology and active in various churches throughout his life. […]

Pauline Kaufman

Aug. 19, 1935 —— June 11, 2015 Pauline Kaufman passed away on Thursday, June 11, in Davis. She was born August 19, 1935, in Philadelphia, to Frank and Rose Zbarsky. Paula lived most of her life in California.  She volunteered for many years at a hospital in Los Angeles, working with children.  She always loved […]

Elliott Edward Wong

Sept. 20, 1965 —— June 6, 2015 Elliott Wong, 49, passed away on June 6, 2015, after heart surgery. Born Sept. 20, 1965 in Los Angeles, Elliott grew up in Palo Alto, where he was active in Boy Scouts, earning the rank of Eagle Scout. He graduated from Palo Alto High School before attending UC […]

Arthur Henry Zalkan

d. June 9, 2015 Arthur H. Zalkan, who was an award-winning reporter for the Springfield Newspapers in Springfield, Mass., for nearly four decades, passed away June 9, 2015, in Sacramento, with his daughter Marilyn Clark by his side. Zalkan was born in Bangor, Maine, the son of the late Elsie Zalkan Stern and Ralph C. […]

Mark Ross Felton

Nov. 3, 1968 —— June 8, 2015 Mark Ross Felton died at home in Davis on June 8, 2015. Born in Eureka on Nov. 3, 1968, he was 46 years old. Mark lived in Davis since 1975, and attended King High School and Sacramento City College. He worked as a care provider for the IHSS. […]

Neil Corbly Andrews, M.D.

March 31, 1916 — June 6, 2015 Neil Corbly Andrews died at home with family and friends on June 6, 2015 at the age of 99. Born March 31, 1916 in Spokane, Wash., Neil grew up in Portland, Ore.,, attended the University of Oregon, and received his medical degree there in 1943. He completed residencies (and […]

Norman Lewis Roberts

Nov. 2, 1928 — June 3, 2015 Norman Lewis Roberts died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Sacramento. Norman moved to Davis in 1987 after retiring from the City Attorneys office in Los Angeles. He will be missed by both his family, freinds and neighbors. He is survived by daughters Deborah and Susan, and son Robert. […]

Neil Corbly Andrews, M.D.

March 31, 1916 — June 6, 2015 Neil Corbly Andrews died at home with family and friends on June 6, 2015 at the age of 99. Born March 31, 1916 in Spokane, Wash., Neil grew up in Portland, Ore.,, attended the University of Oregon, and received his medical degree there in 1943. He completed residencies […]

Margaret B. Millett

Oct. 26, 1924 — June 4, 2015 Margaret B. Millett died June 4, 2015, in Auburn. Born Oct. 26, 1924, in Payson, Utah, she was 90 years old. She is survived by her husband Archie H. Millett and six children, Cheri M. Shorts (Jerry), Carolyn M. Christensen (Dennis), Diana M. Vogel (Robert), Becky M. Maas […]

Elizabeth M. Bandman

Jan. 25, 1945 — June 1, 2015 Elizabeth M. Bandman (known affectionately as Taffy or “T”), beloved wife, mother and friend to many, passed quietly at home after a long illness. A passionate master gardener and designer, Taffy created an extensive garden in Woodland that some believed rivaled Monet’s garden in Giverny, France. She also […]

Janine M. Stevens

April 8, 1928 — May 31, 2015 Janine M. Stevens died peacefully at home in Davis on May 31, 2015, at the age of 87. She was born Jeannine Moury on April 8, 1928, in Paris, France, to Germaine and Maurice Moury. Janine attended the Lycée Camille Sée in Paris for a classical education which […]

Karen Sue Khamashta

April 12, 1955 — May 14, 2015 Karen Sue Khamashta flew like her beloved birds into the light while being held in loving hands, dying at home of metastasized breast cancer on May 14, 2015. Born April 12, 1955, in Saint Louis, Mo., she was intelligent, energetic and creative. A Celebration of Karen’s life will […]