Obituaries

Daniel Patrick Foley, 85

Daniel Patrick Foley, born Sept. 6,1933, in Denver, Colorado, passed away at 85 on Feb. 1 ,2019, after battling Parkinson’s for 5 years.  He moved to San Diego County in 1940 with his parents, Donald Musselman Foley and Juanita McDermott, and older brother, Don Juan Foley (1929-2018). Mr. Foley followed his brother’s lead by joining the Air Force in 1950, […]

Gerald “Jerry” Wachter, 91

Gerald “Jerry” Wachter formerly of Escondido and Matteson, Illinois, died on February 15, 2019 at age 91 in Tampa, Florida surrounded by his loving family.   Mr. Wachter was born July 18, 1927 to Lewis & Naomi Wachter and grew up in Quincy, Illinois. He proudly served in the Navy in World War II.  In 1952 he married Lucile Evelyn […]

Carol Diane DiCerchio Fitzgerald, 78

A friend, loving mother and wife, Carol Diane DiCerchio Fitzgerald, 78, born December 2, 1940 in Binghamton, New York, passed away peacefully after an illness at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville on January 15, 2019 surrounded by family.  Many loved Mrs. Fitzgerald, as she loved spending time with family, reading, her book club, and traveling. She spent many hours volunteering […]

Steven Gerald Kolsky, 63

January 30, 1955 – November 26, 2018 A celebration of life will be held February 9 for Steven Gerald Kolsky, who died November 26, 2018. He was 63. Mr. Kolsky was a kind, helpful and spiritual person. He cared deeply for his family and the many friends he had. He was born in San Diego and he grew up and […]

John Wakefield Lloyd

November 8, 1927 – December 30, 2018  John Wakefield Lloyd passed away on December 30, 4 a.m. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, John W. Lloyd, PhD was 91 years old. Born to Ben and Greta Lloyd on Nov 8, 1927, John grew up as a Baptist minister’s son and the youngest of four children. He attended college […]

Marilyn Mackay Axe, 90

Marilyn Mackay Axe age 90, passed on December 15, 2018 in Escondido.  Born and raised in Escondido to Paul and Helen Mackay (Tappe), she had a sister, Jean Musgrove and brother, Don Mackay who predeceased her and brother Douglas Mackay (Nancy) of Escondido.   She was married 57 years to Frederick Harry Axe who passed away in 2008.  They had […]


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