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Norma Ruth (Broo) Luscomb, a long-time resident of Lemon Grove, Calif., died Sunday, Feb. 6, after a brief bout with cancer. Mrs. Luscomb was born on March 13, 1923, in New Ulm, Minn. In 1928, she and her family moved from Mankato, Minn., to San Diego County, where they settled in Solana Beach. There, Mrs. Luscomb and her two sisters received their primary education in a two-room schoolhouse. After graduating from San Dieguito High School in 1940, Mrs. Luscomb attended secretarial school in San Diego, and she eventually took an administrative position at Point Loma Elementary School. In 1942, Mrs. Luscomb married Donald Armand Luscomb, who preceded her in death in 2004. A homemaker since the birth of her first child in 1945, Mrs. Luscomb enjoyed camping and traveling, especially with her family. Among the many international places she visited were Italy, Germany, France, England and Mexico, along with domestic destinations including Yosemite, the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone and a family ranch in Healdsburg, Calif. For many years Mrs. Luscomb sang in the Lemon Grove Methodist Church choir. She was also very active in her children’s lives and participated in various educational and youth organizations, including the PTA, Camp Fire Girls (Bluebirds), Little League and Cub Scouts. Mrs. Luscomb is survived by children Donald, Carol, Neal, Brian (Teresa); granddaughters Natalie, Katharine, Emily, Lillian; sister Ina Wall, San Diego. Services will be held in the Garden Chapel at Greenwood Memorial Park and Mortuary on Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to San Diego Hospice.
—San Diego Union-Tribune, published February 11, 2005
Dec. 25, 1923 ~ July 29, 2018
Resident of Saratoga
Roy Ellsworth Combs was born December 25, 1923 in Los Angeles, CA and grew up in Leucadia, CA. He received a BS from San Diego State University and an MBA from Stanford University. He served three years in the Army during WWII. He worked for 31 years before his retirement in 1979 for the accounting firm of KPMG and was Managing Partner of their San Jose office.
Roy was very active in the community, serving on many boards and the Grand Jury. He was married to his beloved wife, Ann, for 56 years until her passing in August of 2008. He is survived by his daughter Carol, son Kevin, daughter-in-law Donna and four beloved grandchildren.
Memorial Service – Saturday, August 11th at 1 PM, Alameda Family Mortuary, 12341 Saratoga-Sunnyvale Road (http://www.funeralcremation.com ) with a reception to follow at Florentino Trattoria. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 2550 Tenderfoot Hill Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ( http://www.pikespeakhospice.org ).
Lost during World War II.
September 29, 1922 – July 19, 2016
HAROLD ELLIOTT, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born September 29, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan, a son of Harold and Ida (Esling) Elliott, Sr. He departed this life Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, at the age of 93 years.
Harold proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp., during World War II. He loved his family and friends.
He is survived by his two daughters, Betsy Bell of Eureka Springs, Arkansas and Jo Ann Miller of Camarillo, California. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Alexander of Prescott, Arizona; two grandsons, Joshua Allee and Eli Bates; five great-grandchildren, Tyler Allee, Tanner Allee, William Allee, Bella Allee and Rowyn Bates; and two great-great-granddaughters, Adalynn and Gracynn Allee; several other family, friends and loved ones.
He was united in marriage with Dorothy Mignon Elliott who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Ida (Esling) Elliott.
Arrangements were under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2016
16 December 1995
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18 October 1992
1 January 1971
(See obituary above for Harold Elliott)
6 March 1922 – February 1991
4 November 1983
10 June 2010
25 July 1979
29 July 1920 – 6 April 2007
Tamotsu Tom Uyeji, 86, of Chula Vista died April 6. He was born in San Diego and was a landscaper.
Survivors include his wife, Rose, daughter, Sharon Okamoto; son, Stan Uyeji; sisters, Aya Yamano, Kaoru Nakamura and Miyako Horiye; brothers, Minoru Uyeji and Manabu Uyeji; and two grandchildren.
Services: 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, San Diego Japanese Church, 1920 E. St., San Diego.
Interment: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Mount Hope Cemetery, 3751 Market St., San Diego.
Arrangements: Community Mortuary.
14 April 2007 San Diego Union-Tribune
19 May 1922 – 14 February 2005
Eugene Evans Whigham, 82, of San Diego died Monday. He was born in Los Angeles and was a senior test flight engineer for General Dynamics.
He served in the Army Air Forces and was a member of the E.A.A. and the Clipper Club.
Survivors include his daughter, Susan; sister, Barbara; brother, Don; and one grandchild.
Services have been held. Inurnment: Cypress View Mausoleum, 3953 Imperial Ave., San Diego.
18 February 2005, San Diego Union-Tribune