Manuela Alvarez, 97

Manuela “Mickey” Negron (Fernandez) Alvarez, age 97, of Escondido, California passed away peacefully on Friday February 16, 2018 in her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Alvarez was born May 22, 1920 in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico to Jose & Manuela Fernandez. Mickey was their 9th child together, of 18 children. In the early 1940’s, she moved to New York […]

Florence Mason Sale, 93

Florence Mason Sale died February 8, 2018 at the age of 93 Florence was born in Farmington, Illinois to parents Frank and Augusta Mason. All siblings have proceeded her in death. After high school graduation Florence moved to Norfolk, Virginia to live with a married brother and his family. He owned a roller skating rink. Florence became an instructor and […]

Raymond Gerald Tobin, 90

worked on Mercury, Gemini missions

Raymond G. Tobin, 90, passed away on January 26, 2018 at his home in San Diego. Mr. Tobin was born on March 8, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to Cornelius and Mabel Tobin. In 1935 his family settled in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he and his brother Donald Tobin attended St. Jude Elementary School and Central Catholic High School, graduating in […]

Samuel Pulvers, 39

Samuel Stephen Pulvers March 20, 1978 – February 7, 2018 Sam Pulvers was born on the first day of spring, 1978. As a boy, he was larger than life: bold, big-grinned, and wild. He was intelligent and competent from a young age, able to manage the hard work of his family’s ranch, excel at sports, and play the guitar beautifully. […]

Mary Alice Long, 92

Mary Alice Long, 92, died Saturday, January 6, 2018. Born September 19, 1925 in Hammond, Louisiana, Mary Alice lived in Escondido for 25 years. She graduated from Dominican High School in New Orleans, and later worked in an office, as well as being a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, reading, listening to music, cooking, and […]

Ronald K. Hoyt, 88

was local surgeon, community volunteer Ronald K. Hoyt was born 8 December, 1930 and passed away 9 January, 2018 at Scripps Hospital, Encinitas, California. He was predeceased by eldest son, Jeffrey S. Hoyt. Dad was born in Rochester, New York, graduated from University of Colorado, Boulder; received his medical degree at University of Buffalo, and served at Buffalo General Hospital […]

Janet E. Haas, 74

November 7, 1943 – January 19, 2018 Janet Elaine Haas, a Ramona resident since 1979, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at the Palomar Medical Center.  A graduate of Arizona State University, she was an accomplished quilter and taught quilting classes for many years for Palomar College in Ramona and Escondido.  She was a member of many quilting organizations including […]

Guadalupe “Lupita” Ortiz

Guadalupe “Lupita” Ortiz, passed away peacefully at the age of eighty-seven on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Escondido surrounded by her loved ones, knowing she was cherished by her large family and countless friends. Mrs. Ortiz was born on December 26, 1930 in Huejuquilla, Jalisco, México, daughter of the late Rito Espinoza and Bertha Llamas. Guadalupe was raised and cared […]

Hugh “Al” Brimer, 82

was a local pastor Hugh “Al” Brimer, 82 a resident of the Hillsboro community, and formerly of Escondido, died Sunday morning, January 14, 2018 at the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home, 2308 Pacific Ave. […]

Barbara Buss-Preece, 85

Barbara Joyce Beal was born on March 4, 1932 in Oceanside, CA at Cottage Hospital to George M. and Edna Beal of Fallbrook, CA. She grew up in Fallbrook with her grandparents. At age 15, she moved to El Soreno, Los Angeles and attended Woodrow Wilson High School. There she met and then married Donald E. Buss Sr. on August […]

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