Santa Ana Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via Daily Mail 

    Hail of bullets kills man after armed standoff with ...

    An unnamed Santa Ana, California man fired at and missed another man on Wednesday after a fight over a woman Police pursued him as he fled. He shot himself in an unsuccessful suicide attempt then left his pickup truck while holding his gun Officers yelled for him to put down the gun then opened fire.

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  • Saturday Mar 7 | via HeraldNet 

    Co-writer of surf classic 'Pipeline' dies at 69

    But Brian Carman had a guitar - a $40 Montgomery Ward's Airline that he bought with his mom's credit card. And he had a little group called the Chantays - five guys from Santa Ana High School who thought they could maybe play for dances at the community center.

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  • Thursday Mar 5 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Brian Carman dies at 69; guitarist co-wrote surf cla...

    The Chantays perform in Santa Ana in 1994. Brian Carman, left, co-wrote the surf music anthem with fellow Chantay Bob Spickard.

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  • Tuesday Mar 3 | via The Wave 

    Surf rock pioneer Brian Carman of the Chantays dies ...

    You probably don't know Brian Carman's name today, if ever you did. But odds are good that you do know his most famous riff, that rapid-fire burst of sound that flew from Carman's fingers and the strings of his guitar, turning the instrumental "Pipeline" into one of the most legendary hits of surf music and transforming the Chantays from five Santa Ana teenagers barely old enough to shave into the brightest stars of pop music for a brief period as 1963 arrived.

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  • Thursday Feb 26 | via KeysNews.com 

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    Michael Stanley Adams, "Mike," passed away peacefully at Mease Hospital in Dunedin, Fla. on Feb. 26, 2014.

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via KeysNews.com 

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    Michael Stanley Adams, "Mike," passed away peacefully at Mease Hospital in Dunedin, Fla. on Feb. 26, 2014.

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via Burnet Bulletin 

    Donald G. Light

    Donald "Don" G. Light, 75, died of lung cancer on Jan. 24, 2015, at Scott & White Round Rock Hospital. At Light's request, he was cremated.

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