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Earl W. Lawson

The Rev. Earl W. Lawson, who spoke at several Martin Luther King Day celebrations in Davis, died Jan. 18, 2012, at his home in Hartford, Conn. Born May 19, 1919, he was 92 years old. A minister and civil rights activist, Lawson met King when they were students together at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Lawson’s funeral […]

January 29, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Lily S. Dykstra

Lily Salay Dykstra, wife of Daniel Dykstra, a former dean of the UC Davis School of Law, passed away on Jan. 24, 2012, in Petaluma. At the time of her death, Lily was 97. She was born in Superior, Wis., in 1914, to Joseph and Mary Salay, immigrants from what is now Slovakia but then […]

January 26, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

John C. Raubach

March 5, 1940 — Jan. 8, 2012 John C. Raubach died Jan. 8, 2012, in Woodland. He was 71 years old. John was born to Clara (Pena) Raubach and Edward Raubach on March 5, 1940, in Sacramento. He spent the last few years of his life living in the country in Woodland. John lived almost […]

January 26, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Laverl C. McSweeney

d. Jan. 17, 2012 Laverl C. McSweeney passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in her Santa Cruz home with her family by her side. She lived in Davis for more than 40 years, where her husband Howard was a farmer and Laverl worked as a bookkeeper until they retired to Santa Cruz in 1979. Laverl […]

January 27, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Dan Scarlett

d. Dec. 20, 2011 Woodland native Dan Scarlett, 87, died at his home in Santa Rosa on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, after a short illness. Scarlett, the son of the late Wilson and Stella Scarlett of Woodland, graduated from Woodland High School in 1942. He attended Harvard University, and studied music abroad in Sienna, Italy, […]

January 26, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Nola Alene Haggerty

March 26, 1943 — Jan. 19, 2012 Nola Alene (Bradley) Haggerty died Jan. 19, 2012, in Davis. She was 68. Born March 26, 1943, in Klamath Falls, Ore., Nola was the second child of Don T. Bradley and Eva B. (Kesterson) Bradley. Together with her beloved older brother, Michael D. Bradley, the whole Bradley family moved […]

January 24, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Richard C. Perry

July 10, 1930 – Jan. 16, 2012 Our family is deeply saddened by the death of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle, Richard Charlton Perry. He died of leukemia on Jan. 16, 2012. Rickard (Dick, as he was known to his friends) was born on July 10, 1930, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He briefly attended […]

January 24, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Kenneth Raymond Nelson

Aug. 19, 1921 — Jan. 12, 2012 Kenneth Raymond Nelson died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Davis. He was 90. Born Aug. 19, 1921, in Oak Park, Ill., to Raymond Nelson and Grace Shultz Nelson, he was married to Betty M. Nelson for more than 59 years. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the […]

January 20, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Irma Daoud

May 1, 1929 — Jan. 2, 2012 Irma Daoud, born May 1, 1929, passed away peacefully at age 82 on Jan. 2, 2012, in Woodland. She was a 48-year resident of Davis. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Hanna (John) Daoud; two daughters, Layla and Nadia; son Faris; sons-in-law Rocco De Benedictis and […]

January 13, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Florian Bartosic

Florian Bartosic, retired dean of UC Davis School of Law, died Dec. 9, 2011, of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his second wife, Alberta Chew; his children, Bart Bartosic, Ellen Valli, Thomas Bartosic, and Steven Bartosic; his grandchildren, Julie, John Patrick, Elizabeth, Thomas, Joey, Tommy and Christian; and dear friends Jules Bernstein and […]

January 12, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Beverly Jean Hardwicke

July 25, 1927 — Jan. 8, 2012 Beverly Jean Hardwicke, 84, of Davis, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Sutter Davis Hospital.  She has been an area resident for her entire life. Beverly was born July 25, 1927, in Davis to Harriet Fitzgerald and Edmund L. Forgus.  She retired from UC Davis after holding many positions […]

January 11, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Robert James Anderson

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 […]

January 11, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Bartosic, former UCD law school dean, dies

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 […]

January 10, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Anne Lynn Gibbs

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. […]

January 08, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,
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