Features

Harold Genazzi, 1921 – 2010

10/14/2010
Point Reyes dairyman Harold Genazzi passed away on August 21, next door to the house he was born in 89 years ago. Harold was a reserved, conservative man that didn’t leave West Marin for the majority of his life. Close friends and family knew him as a loving husband and...

David “Clancy” McClure, 1952 - 2010

09/09/2010
David “Clancy” McClure was killed Tuesday, August 10, after riding his Indian motorcycle off the road in New Castle, Wyoming. He was 58. After losing the family ranch on Tomales Point in 1967, Clancy wandered the globe for decades before finding a new home in Edgerton, Wyoming. He was a...

Mina Bauer, 1942 - 2010

08/26/2010
Mina Bauer, an artist and a bohemian, lover of music, men, food, clothing, travel, politics and peace, passed away on August 17 at age 68. Peaks of rhapsody and valleys of darkness defined Mina’s life. “If Mina had anything to tell people, it was this: Enjoy every damn minute you’re...

Jerry Sanda, 1965 - 2010

08/12/2010
Jerry Sanda, a broadcast journalist, sailor and writer, lived a hard life. He was born to Harry and Doris Sanda on April 9, 1965 in Minot, North Dakota. Harry was a lineman for the local electric company. When Jerry was six, Doris died of a terminal illness. The death crushed...

Duane Irving, 1934 - 2010

08/05/2010
Most people remember Duane Irving driving his imposing three-quarter-ton Dodge diesel pickup around Nicasio, hay bales stacked 20-high in the bed. Heads turned to see his Australian Shepherd Bergie perched on top of the swaying alfalfa. A cowboy, father and founder of Halleck Creek Riding Club, Duane passed away at...

Joyce Livingston, Inverness artist and traveler

07/29/2010
For the last nine decades, Joyce Livingston lived a free life. A painter, photographer, writer and adventurer who continued to create captivating works of art until she passed away last week at age 91, Joyce filled her small Inverness home with relics, artifacts and arcana collected from her expeditions to...

Joyce Livingston, Inverness artist and traveler

07/29/2010
For the last nine decades, Joyce Livingston lived a free life. A painter, photographer, writer and adventurer who continued to create captivating works of art until she passed away last week at age 91, Joyce filled her small Inverness home with relics, artifacts and arcana collected from her frequent expeditions...

George Miller fished, sheltered Synanon kids

07/22/2010
Dozens of yellow sticky notes plaster the inside of George Miller’s cabinet door—random reflections, poems, an appeal to resolve some long-forgotten domestic squabble. A more recent note stuck on top of several others reads, “I love you. Let’s be happy. I can’t stand all the gloom.” Others read, “Compassion is...

George Miller fished, sheltered Synanon kids

07/22/2010
Dozens of yellow sticky notes plaster the inside of George Miller’s cabinet door—random reflections, poems, an appeal to resolve some long-forgotten domestic squabble. A more recent note stuck on top of several others reads, “I love you. Let’s be happy. I can’t stand all the gloom.” Others read, “Compassion is...

Julie Tisch, Inverness gardener and painter, 1941 - 2010

07/15/2010
Longtime Inverness resident Julie Tisch, a teacher, housepainter, and member of the Garden Club, passed away in her sleep last week on July fourth in her Bisbee, Arizona home. She was 69. Over the last week, Julie’s daughter, Suzanne, received dozens of emails from neighbors and friends saying how much...

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