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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Celebration of Life for Barry Taylor on Saturday

Celebration of Life for Barry Taylor on Saturday

The event will be held at Camp Arroyo on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. and guests are asked to RSVP.
Virginia Ladd

Virginia Ladd

Friends and Family Mourn Joyce Chesnut

Friends and Family Mourn Joyce Chesnut

The deceased was a member of the Moraga Hacienda Seniors.
Friends and Family Mourn Warren Dudley Myers

Friends and Family Mourn Warren Dudley Myers

The Walnut Creek resident was 87.
Friends and Family Remember Robert G. Meisenheimer

Friends and Family Remember Robert G. Meisenheimer

The deceased and his wife helped found the Walnut Creek Friends Church.
Family and Friends Mourn Carolyn Dildene

Family and Friends Mourn Carolyn Dildene

The Walnut Creek resident was 87.
Friends and Family Remember Walnut Creek Resident Patrick Neil Cifor

Friends and Family Remember Walnut Creek Resident Patrick Neil Cifor

A memorial service is planned for Thursday.
Thousands Say Goodbye To Warren Rupf

Thousands Say Goodbye To Warren Rupf

Retired Contra Costa County Sheriff died of cancer Aug. 9. Thanks to Craig Cannon for the photograph.
Tributes Mount for Former Sheriff Warren Rupf

Tributes Mount for Former Sheriff Warren Rupf

Warren E. Rupf, 69, of Martinez succumbed to leukemia Thursday. He had retired in 2011.
Save Mount Diablo Mourns Founder Bonwell

Save Mount Diablo Mourns Founder Bonwell

Update: Art Bonwell of Concord passed away July 14.
Food Writer Marion Cunningham Dies

Food Writer Marion Cunningham Dies

Walnut Creek resident, 90, suffered from Alzheimer's disease; in 1990, she rewrote 'The Fannie Farmer Cookbook.'

Impersonator Bridges, Ex-Claytonian, Dies

Cause of death of 48-year-old comedian is unknown; see videos of impersonation of President George W. Bush.
A Contradictory Remembrance of Davy Jones

A Contradictory Remembrance of Davy Jones

The lead singer of the Monkees died in Florida Wednesday.