June 17, 1931 — Jan. 2, 2012 Robert J. Anderson, 80, devoted husband, father, grandfather and uncle, died unexpectedly at his home in Sacramento on January 2, 2012. Born in Oakland, California on June 17, 1931, Bob graduated from Oakland Technical High School, attended MIT and graduated from UC Berkeley. He served in the U.S. Army […]
Florian “Bart” Bartosic, dean of UC Davis School of Law from 1980 to 1990, has died. A prominent labor lawyer and esteemed scholar and teacher, Bartosic played an integral role in King Hall’s growth and rise to national prominence during the 1980s. He was born in Danville, Pa., on Sept. 15, 1926, the son of […]
Jan. 10, 1947 — Dec. 14, 2011 Anne Lynn Gibbs was born to Bob and Ruth Gibbs in Honolulu, Hawaii. She often expressed the joy of going barefooted everywhere, including to Punahou School, and living on Hawaiian time — no need to rush, or to rush anyone else, a practice she maintained throughout her life. […]
March 19, 1952 — Jan. 1, 2012 Daniel Edward Wagman, born March 19, 1952, to Dorothy and Irving Wagman in Philadelphia, Pa., died Jan. 1, 2012, in Madrid, Spain. The third of four children, he graduated from Davis High School in 1969 and went on to study at Sacramento City College and UC Santa Cruz. In […]
Margaret Morris Duncan died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at a skilled nursing facility in Carmichael at age 89. Born Jan. 14, 1922, in Woodland to Harry and Mabel Morris, she was the widow of Master Sgt. Wyatt G. Duncan who died in the Korean War. She lived between Davis and Woodland for many years, and […]
d. Dec. 22, 2011 William George Chace died Dec. 22, 2011, in Woodland. He was 83 years old. A native of Massachusetts, Bill spent his early years in the woods and mountains, where he developed a lifelong love of the outdoors. He referred to his first job on the trail crews in the White Mountains […]
d. Dec. 26, 2011 Hazel Caroline Haight died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. A 60-year resident of Davis, she was 96 years old. She was the daughter of a Baptist minister and grew up in Wilder, Idaho. She met Robert S. Haight in Glendale and they married in September of 1945. They moved to Davis in […]
Dec. 27, 1923 – Dec. 30, 2011 Mary Williams Carter passed away peacefully from complications of Parkinson’s disease on Dec. 30, 2011, three days after her 88th birthday. She had been a Davis resident for nearly 10 years. In the last week of her life she enjoyed the constant companionship of her three sons, their […]
Rosemarie Troughton, 72, of Davis, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, in Sacramento. Bonr May 26, 1939, in Germany, she had been an area resident for 43 years. A time of visitation will run from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis.
Dorothy De Maria died December 29, 2011. Born on March 16, 1910, she was 101. Dorothy was a member of Holy Rosary Church where she spent some time as organist. She also played harp and piano in local music groups and for weddings. She was a driving force in bringing the Community Concert series to Woodland […]
May 9, 1931 — Dec. 5, 2011 Robert M. (Bob) Nyman, 80, died on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. He was able to attend his Davis High School class reunion, held just over six weeks before his death, which was a cherished goal. Bob was born in Denver, Colo., on […]
Sept. 22, 1939 – Dec. 26, 2011 Ruth Ann Heck, 72, died Dec. 26, 2011, in Fort Wayne, Ind. A dedicated and deeply caring nurse, Ruth was employed by Sutter Davis Hospital for 25 years. Born in Fort Wayne on Sept. 22, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Sophia Diemer. Ruth […]
Hazel Caroline Haight died on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. Born April 29, 1915, she was 96. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road.
Feb. 16, 1920 — Dec. 21, 2011 Paul Taloff, husband, father, grandfather and a deacon at St. James Catholic Church in Davis, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, in Woodland. Born on Feb. 16, 1920, in Chicago to Meyer Taloff and Fannie Fox Taloff. He was 91. Paul was raised in Chicago, graduating from Sullivan High […]