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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Obit: One Man, One Dream - A Salute to Dr. Gordy Klatt

Obit: One Man, One Dream - A Salute to Dr. Gordy Klatt

The man who started Relay for Life.
Surf Legend Hobie Alter Dies

Surf Legend Hobie Alter Dies

Alter was world renowned as the man behind the development of the foam-and-fiberglass surfboard.
Longtime Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Passes Away

Longtime Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Passes Away

Gates at Petco Park were opened Sunday afternoon to allow fans to visit and pay respects to Jerry Coleman, who was 89.
OBIT: Longtime San Diego Newscaster Loren Nancarrow

OBIT: Longtime San Diego Newscaster Loren Nancarrow

He was diagnosed with brain cancer in February.
'Fast and Furious' Actor Killed in Car Crash

'Fast and Furious' Actor Killed in Car Crash

Paul Walker was a passenger in a Porsche that struck a tree in Valencia. "The Fast and Furious 7' was in production.
Jeanne Lassus Marden, Retired Mail Carrier, Dies at 82

Jeanne Lassus Marden, Retired Mail Carrier, Dies at 82

Jeanne Lassus Marden was a resident at Coronado Retirement Village and long-time resident in Napa.
Decorated Navy SEAL, Vietnam Veteran Carried to Final Resting Place

Decorated Navy SEAL, Vietnam Veteran Carried to Final Resting Place

Gary Shadduck Jr.: "My sister thought all daddies jumped out of airplanes." His father Gary Shadduck Sr. was entombed at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery Friday.
'Champion of the Underdog' Kyle McArthur Attracts Hundreds to Memorial Ceremony

'Champion of the Underdog' Kyle McArthur Attracts Hundreds to Memorial Ceremony

McArthur grew up in Coronado and was killed in a June 16 car accident along with another sailor working to become an aviator at Naval Air Station Meridian in Alabama.
Gertrude Lowthian Key, 88, Coronado High Graduate, Texas Resident

Gertrude Lowthian Key, 88, Coronado High Graduate, Texas Resident

Mrs. Key received her diploma from CHS in 1942.
Joan Leigh Goodwin, 66, Dies; the NH Resident Was Born in Coronado

Joan Leigh Goodwin, 66, Dies; the NH Resident Was Born in Coronado

The mother of two was married for 49 years.
Update: Ex-Vinson Sailor Killed in Car Crash; Drunk Driver Suspected

Update: Ex-Vinson Sailor Killed in Car Crash; Drunk Driver Suspected

Robert Roy died Sunday in the crash in Florida. Last year he returned from deployment and surprised his sons at an IB Little League game.
Carey Shands Lane, 82, Vermont Resident, Graduate of CHS

Carey Shands Lane, 82, Vermont Resident, Graduate of CHS

The daughter of Rear Adm. Courtney Shands moved all around the country before settling in Vermont. She loved nature, cooking and letter writing.
David B. Hopkins, 66, Dies; Attorney, Yale Grad Attended Christ Church

David B. Hopkins, 66, Dies; Attorney, Yale Grad Attended Christ Church

Hopkins, who specialized in business litigation, was a partner in the Sullivan Hill firm in San Diego.
Lee Land Jr, 86, Dies; One-Time North Island Branch Manager

Lee Land Jr, 86, Dies; One-Time North Island Branch Manager

Land is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lois. He worked at North Island for nearly four decades.
Ethelyn Jones Shinn Dies at 84; Yachtswoman and Cruising Writer

Ethelyn Jones Shinn Dies at 84; Yachtswoman and Cruising Writer

In 1980, her husband retired as a naval captain and they returned to the family home in Coronado where she continued writing and became active at the San Diego Yacht Club.
Douglas G. Ewen Jr. Dies at 62; New York Resident Graduated, Married in Coronado

Douglas G. Ewen Jr. Dies at 62; New York Resident Graduated, Married in Coronado

He had been employed by the Oneida Indian Nation and earlier worked for USAirways and AmTrak.
Arlyn Artman Dies at 60; Was Graduate of Coronado High School

Arlyn Artman Dies at 60; Was Graduate of Coronado High School

She retired from the Employment Development Department in 2007 as the chief of staff for Southern Workforce Services Division.
Brian Scott Nelson Dies at 43; Longtime Coronadan Was in S.D. Boys Choir

Brian Scott Nelson Dies at 43; Longtime Coronadan Was in S.D. Boys Choir

“Brian valiantly battled Crohn’s Disease and its complications for over 25 years,” obituary said.
Arthur D. Morrison Dies at 74; Lived in Coronado Before Move to Nevada

Arthur D. Morrison Dies at 74; Lived in Coronado Before Move to Nevada

“Arthur loved to play golf, put puzzles together and loved hot August nights,” obituary said.
John B. McKinny Dies at 89; Decorated Navy Aviator and Longtime Coronadan

John B. McKinny Dies at 89; Decorated Navy Aviator and Longtime Coronadan

He won the Navy Cross for heroism in World War II and later took part in the Berlin Airlift.