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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Hotel Shooting Update: Baby Was in Room When Woman Fatally Shot Man

Hotel Shooting Update: Baby Was in Room When Woman Fatally Shot Man

Sheriff's officials say the baby's mother shot and killed the father of her child at Pechanga Resort & Casino this weekend.
PHOTOS: McStay Memorial Paddle-Out Celebrates Four Lives Gone

PHOTOS: McStay Memorial Paddle-Out Celebrates Four Lives Gone

Friends and family members gathered at one of the McStay family's favorite places, the beach in San Clemente.
Memorial Set for Fallbrook Family Whose Remains Were Found Last Month

Memorial Set for Fallbrook Family Whose Remains Were Found Last Month

A small service and larger paddle-out for the McStays are planned for Saturday.
Nelson Mandela Hailed as 'Hero,' 'Greatest Teacher,' 'True Giant'

Nelson Mandela Hailed as 'Hero,' 'Greatest Teacher,' 'True Giant'

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who spent 27 years in prison for fighting white minority rule, died Thursday night South Africa time at the age of 95.
'Fast and Furious' Actor Killed in Car Crash

'Fast and Furious' Actor Killed in Car Crash

Paul Walker was a passenger in the single-vehicle accident. 'The Fast and Furious 7' is in production.
OBITUARY: Morongo Band of Mission Indians Grieve for Former Tribal Chair Adelaide Presley

OBITUARY: Morongo Band of Mission Indians Grieve for Former Tribal Chair Adelaide Presley

The following information was shared with Patch by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians.
Temecula Man Loses Fight for Life Following Oct. 6 Alleged DUI Crash

Temecula Man Loses Fight for Life Following Oct. 6 Alleged DUI Crash

Dustin Courts, 27, was pronounced deceased at midnight Friday, Oct. 11 at Inland Valley Medical Center, said Sgt. Bob Marks of the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s office.
Life of San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Michael McFarlan Celebrated

Life of San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Michael McFarlan Celebrated

Those in attendance at Friday's celebration of life for San Diego County Sheriff's Deputy Michael McFarlan, of Murrieta, included San Diego Sheriff William Gore and countless law enforcement
Boy Killed by Alleged DUI Driver Was Vail Elementary Student

Boy Killed by Alleged DUI Driver Was Vail Elementary Student

Seven-year-old Diyarbek Uzakbaev, a second-grader at Vail Elementary, was confirmed in a Temecula Valley Unified School District announcement as the boy who was struck and killed by a car Su
Volunteers Who Searched for Slain Menifee Boy Get Chance to Grieve

Volunteers Who Searched for Slain Menifee Boy Get Chance to Grieve

At the request of Terry "JuJu" Smith Jr.'s father, Terry Smith Sr., a public memorial service for the 11-year-old Menifee boy was held Thursday at The Lamb's Fellowship in Lake Elsinore.

VIDEO: Father Grateful for Community Support in Search for Terry Smith Jr.

Terry Smith Sr., made the remarks during a brief public memorial service held Thursday evening in the outdoor amphitheater at Lamb's Fellowship in Lake Elsinore.
Hemet Native Killed in Arizona's Yarnell Hill Fire Coming Home

Hemet Native Killed in Arizona's Yarnell Hill Fire Coming Home

Christopher MacKenzie will be flown home to California aboard a National Guard C-130 prior to a memorial service planned in Hemet.
Former Sheriff Larry Smith Dies at Age 68

Former Sheriff Larry Smith Dies at Age 68

Smith was Riverside County sheriff from 1994 to 2002.
Tribute Service for Larry Robinson to Be Held Friday

Tribute Service for Larry Robinson to Be Held Friday

Temecula musician and music store employee Larry Robinson will be remembered during a tribute service Friday, April 19.
10 Years Of War: Temecula Touched

10 Years Of War: Temecula Touched

It's been 10 years since the start of the Iraq War. Temecula lost three in that conflict. In the Afghanistan theater, Temecula has lost one.