Obituaries

Elizabeth Pinter, 93

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

Elizabeth Pinter, March 13, 1924 – April 18, 2017 Elizabeth Louise (Lees) Pinter had a love of travel, education, and arts and languages that made positive impacts on both her life and the lives of those around her. Although Mrs. Pinter was born in little Weleetka, Oklahoma, degrees from University of Oklahoma and Columbia University (NY) in Journalism & Latin … Continue reading “Elizabeth Pinter, 93”

Agatha Ann Giacalone, 83

By News Desk | April 25, 2017

Agatha Ann Giacalone, a longtime resident of Escondido, died April 20, 2017, surrounded by nearly every member of her family. She was 83. Tears were shed, memories were shared, love was expressed, and much laughter was had as the family gathered to celebrate her life with her in her final day. She passed without pain or suffering, loved to the … Continue reading “Agatha Ann Giacalone, 83”

Fidel Montoya, 64

By News Desk | April 19, 2017

Longtime Escondido resident Fidel Montoya, died April 10, 2017. He was 64. Mr. Montoya was born in San Diego, June 15, 1952 and died in Escondido. He graduated from Escondido High School. He worked as a maintenance man for Public Store Maintenance. He loved classic cars and owned a 1957 Nomad. He also loved going to the beach, watching sunsets … Continue reading “Fidel Montoya, 64”

Ronald Boyer, 75

By News Desk | April 12, 2017

Ronald Lee Boyer of Escondido died January 3, 2017 at 75 years of age in Escondido,  surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Boyer is survived by his loving wife Barbara Crowell Boyer, of 53 years, his daughters Kimberly, Keri and son Kevin Boyer, son-in-law Bobby Gardner, daughter-in-law Veronica Mancilla, grandchildren, Joey, Cheyne, Casey, Baylee, Jordan, Courtney, Nate, Jessica, Brock, and … Continue reading “Ronald Boyer, 75”

Thomas J. Edgington, 92

By News Desk | April 12, 2017

Thomas J. Edgington, a resident of Escondido since 1960, died peacefully on March 14, 2017 at the age of 92. Mr. Edgington was born February 1, 1925 in Bellbrook, Ohio and was the youngest of nine children. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces at the age of 17 and served as a radio operator on a B-24 in … Continue reading “Thomas J. Edgington, 92”

Harold Wayne Fugate

By News Desk | April 12, 2017

Harold Wayne Fugate (Hal) passed on March 21, 2017 of natural causes.  He was born April 21, 1937 in Oologah, Oklahoma to Sheldon & Mary Fugate.  He was a 47 year resident of Escondido. Mr. Fugate grew up in Gardena. He worked for NCR in Gardena and Rancho Bernardo  for 34 years.  His early hobbies included a host of activities … Continue reading “Harold Wayne Fugate”

Kenneth James Gann, 77 was longtime area resident

By News Desk | April 06, 2017

Kenneth James Gann, a 77-year-old Lake Shastina resident, who formerly lived in Valley Center and had many friends in Escondido passed away on March 11, at Madrone Hospice in Yreka. Mr. Gann was born on May 26, 1939, in Los Angeles to William and Anna Gann. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard prior to working in construction as … Continue reading “Kenneth James Gann, 77 was longtime area resident”

Esther Haigh was longtime North County resident

By News Desk | March 29, 2017

Esther Haigh  was a longtime resident of North County. She was an active church member who was known for building community and spreading laughter. She passed away peacefully on March 4. She was preceded by her loving husband Rex Haigh, with whom she shared a beautiful life with that included travel, love and laughter and raising their only daughter together, … Continue reading “Esther Haigh was longtime North County resident”

Dorothy Jo Ann Havins Lundy

By News Desk | March 24, 2017

Dorothy Havins Lundy, widow of Clell R. Lundy, passed away March 6, 2017, with her daughter and son by her side. Born January 28, 1938 at San Diego County Hospital to Troy & Felicia Green Havins, she joined siblings George & Barbara (Brinley), living most of her youth in the family home on the corner of Woodward and Escondido Blvd. … Continue reading “Dorothy Jo Ann Havins Lundy”

Duane Mones, 72

By News Desk | March 01, 2017

Duane Mones was born September 7, 1944. He died February 20, 2017. He was a member of the Escondido High School Class of 1963. A memorial service will be held March 2, 2017, 11 a.m. at Cross Connection Church, 1675 Seven Oaks Rd. Escondido 92026.