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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Appreciation: Jerry Coleman—Broadcast Legend, American Hero

Appreciation: Jerry Coleman—Broadcast Legend, American Hero

Jerry Coleman died Sunday at age 89, but he was more than just the broadcaster for the San Diego Padres.
Walker's Death: No Alcohol, Speeds Over 100 mph

Walker's Death: No Alcohol, Speeds Over 100 mph

Coroner releases results of toxicology test on actor Paul Walker and his race car driver friend, Roger Rodas.
Trabuco Hills Student Dies From Crash Injuries

Trabuco Hills Student Dies From Crash Injuries

Coroner confirms the Wednesday death of Kiana Yazdihan, 16, of Rancho Santa Margarita. She was one of five injured in the Melinda Road crash.
Nelson Mandela Remembered as 'True Giant'

Nelson Mandela Remembered as 'True Giant'

Former South African president died Thursday in his homeland. He was 95.
'Fast and Furious' Actor Didn't Die Instantly

'Fast and Furious' Actor Didn't Die Instantly

Coroner reports that Paul Walker wasn't as lucky as driver Roger Rodas, who was dead before being engulfed in flames in their crashed Porsche Carrera GT.
Obituary: Margaret Ann Frost, Military Wife

Obituary: Margaret Ann Frost, Military Wife

A cancer survivor who was active in scouting and American Legion, she joins in death her husband, Lt. Col. Donald Frost.
'Fast and Furious' Actor Killed in Auto Crash

'Fast and Furious' Actor Killed in Auto Crash

Paul Walker was a passenger in a single-car accident in Valencia. 'The Fast and Furious 7' was in production.
Obituary: Tom Goodall, Former VFW Commander

Obituary: Tom Goodall, Former VFW Commander

From a military family, Marine served in Vietnam war zone despite being "sole surviving son."
Obituary: Michael McFadden of Lake Forest

Obituary: Michael McFadden of Lake Forest

Orange County resident for 49 years, loved building and flying remote-control gliders.
Obituary: Mary Sharon Doyle of Lake Forest

Obituary: Mary Sharon Doyle of Lake Forest

Spent last several years helping orphans in Haiti through her favorite charity.
Obituary: Connie Mary Garcia, Attended Church in Lake Forest

Obituary: Connie Mary Garcia, Attended Church in Lake Forest

A pioneer in the Glendale school district, she counseled and mentored local youth. Funeral Mass is today.
Obituary: Sharon Elizabeth Smith, Local Resident Since '78

Obituary: Sharon Elizabeth Smith, Local Resident Since '78

Her second child was delivered in her home by local fire department.
Recent Trabuco Hills Graduate Dies

Recent Trabuco Hills Graduate Dies

Event takes place at Calvary Chapel in Rancho Santa Margarita
South O.C. Mourns Death of Pastor Chuck Smith

South O.C. Mourns Death of Pastor Chuck Smith

Pastor at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa launched a worldwide movement.
Beloved Saddleback Anthropology Professor Died Suddenly Tuesday

Beloved Saddleback Anthropology Professor Died Suddenly Tuesday

Micael Merrifield is remembered as an advocate for local Native Americans, a pillar of the Saddleback College community and a world traveler.
Flamboyant SoCal Car Dealer Cal Worthington Dies

Flamboyant SoCal Car Dealer Cal Worthington Dies

Famous for his commercials and 'his dog Spot,' Worthington was 92.
Obituary: Kyle Cumming, 13, Lake Forest

Obituary: Kyle Cumming, 13, Lake Forest

Celebration of his life will be Aug. 2 at O'Connor Mortuary in Laguna Hills.
Appreciation: Travis Moersch Was a Great Kid—And More

Appreciation: Travis Moersch Was a Great Kid—And More

The 20-year-old lived in Rancho Santa Margarita, attended school in Mission Viejo and church in Lake Forest. For those who knew him, they had seen the greatness of humanity.
Rick Goacher's Death Deprives City A Part of Itself

Rick Goacher's Death Deprives City A Part of Itself

APPRECIATION: Influential city planner was 65 when he died following an eight-month battle with brain cancer.
Mental Illness Fund, Private Memorial Planned for Pastor's Son

Mental Illness Fund, Private Memorial Planned for Pastor's Son

Rick Warren announces how he'll honor his son's memory.