Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 2 / 12 January 2017


David James Mattingly

February 3, 1952 – November 18, 2016

David James Mattingly, 64, following a life of courage, pluck, and conviction, died of melanoma in Palm Springs, California on November 18, 2016.   Read more


Emerald O'Leary

September 8, 1947 – December 19, 2016

Emerald O'Leary (aka Mary Anderson) of San Francisco, formerly of Ireland and London, passed away December 19 at Laguna Honda Hospice after a more than five-year battle with metastatic cancer of the breast and bone.   Read more



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