News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
The man who started Relay for Life.
Alter was world renowned as the man behind the development of the foam-and-fiberglass surfboard.
Gates at Petco Park were opened Sunday afternoon to allow fans to visit and pay respects to Jerry Coleman, who was 89.
He was diagnosed with brain cancer in February.
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 was a resident at Coronado Retirement Village and long-time resident in Napa.
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.
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.
Mrs. Key received her diploma from CHS in 1942.
The mother of two was married for 49 years.
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.
The daughter of Rear Adm. Courtney Shands moved all around the country before settling in Vermont. She loved nature, cooking and letter writing.
Hopkins, who specialized in business litigation, was a partner in the Sullivan Hill firm in San Diego.
Land is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lois. He worked at North Island for nearly four decades.
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.
He had been employed by the Oneida Indian Nation and earlier worked for USAirways and AmTrak.
She retired from the Employment Development Department in 2007 as the chief of staff for Southern Workforce Services Division.
“Brian valiantly battled Crohn’s Disease and its complications for over 25 years,” obituary said.
“Arthur loved to play golf, put puzzles together and loved hot August nights,” obituary said.
He won the Navy Cross for heroism in World War II and later took part in the Berlin Airlift.