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Memorials of extraordinary people

Ed Leeper: Monterey Renaissance Man

Ed Leeper passed away comfortably at home in his favorite chair Friday evening, while methodically perusing his vast collection of Fine Art books with a poetry book in one hand. Ed was seemingly a permanent fixture of our Peninsula. He … Continue reading

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David Walton Concludes a Gracious, Giving Life in China

Have you been around Monterey long enough to remember the groundbreaking Sancho Panza Bohemian coffee house or Gallatin’s elegant dining ? The genius behind Sancho Panza, and the grace at Gallatin’s was my friend David Walton who died in China … Continue reading

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Priscilla Nesbitt — Lover of trees, wild animals, caring people and books.

Carmel lost a great character this morning. Priscilla Nesbitt passed away quietly after leading a life of vibrant curiosity and deeply held passion for trees and wildlife, for caring people and knowledge. You get an insight into Priscilla’s spirit with … Continue reading

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Tailgating Kills Pets

Copyright 2000 David Dilworth As sudden as a meteor streak – flashing into my headlights trots a large dog with a nice smile – in the middle of my lane!

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Joe Fitzpatrick: A fun, respectable classy news guy

Jospeh Michael Fitzpatrick December 17, 1923 ~ May 29, 2010 CARMEL VALLEY, CA – Joe Fitzpatrick, witty newsman best remembered for his “My Bag” column in the Monterey Herald, passed away “with a smile” Saturday, May 29, 2010. He died … Continue reading

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Grace Darcy Memorial June 11 at Hidden Valley

The extraordinary, inspiring, dear, encouraging and inimitable Grace Darcy died this past weekend after a huge and successful life. Always kind, caring, thoughtful and humble; she brought her name to life with those people, animals and places whose lives she … Continue reading

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