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Category: Obituaries

Obituary: Jerry Jay McCampbell

Jerry Jay McCampbell, 59, of Idyllwild, died peacefully in his sleep at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2009, after a three-year battle with cancer. Jerry went to Massachusetts Institute of Technology to pursue his dream of becoming a physicist in 1967. After discovering the focus at that time was to make a nuclear bomb, he […]

Obituary: Harold E. Ball Jr.

Idyllwild resident Harold “Hal” E. Ball, 78, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, following a massive stroke. Hal was raised in Lodi and graduated from College of the Pacific in nearby Stockton. There he met his wife of 52 years, Patsy Ann Estep. They moved to Southern California in the late 1950s and raised their […]

Obituary: Darryl Jay Medeen

Darryl Jay Medeen, 63, of Idyllwild, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009. He was born Aug. 29, 1945. Darryl will be remembered by many as an artist, teacher, friend and community contributor. “Art is going beyond what one sees. It’s been a wonderful journey. Art to me is life.” He is survived by his partner/husband Thomas […]

Obituary: Darryl Jay Medeen

Darryl Jay Medeen, 63, of Idyllwild, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009. He was born Aug. 29, 1945. Darryl will be remembered by many as an artist, teacher, friend and community contributor. “Art is going beyond what one sees. It’s been a wonderful journey. Art to me is life.” He is survived by his partner/husband Thomas […]

Obituary: Victor Hochee

Victor Nicholai Hochee of Garner Valley went on to his next project on Sunday, April 12, 2009, with his family sending him forward with all their love. Vic was born in Dearborn, Mich., in 1929. A UCLA graduate, he was part of the first Project India in 1952. Being general manager of Local 660 in […]

Obituary: Susan Peterson

Susan Peterson, a noted ceramic artist, writer and professor who headed the Idyllwild Arts summer ceramics program from the late 1960s through the early 1980s, passed away at home in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Thursday, March 26, 2009, after a long illness. A dynamic teacher and administrator, Peterson thrust the Idyllwild Arts ceramics program into national […]

Obituary: Garnett ‘Mick’ Horton

Garnett “Mick” Horton died Monday, March 16, 2009, at his home in Fern Valley. Mick was a resident of Idyllwild for 14 years. Mick was born in Staffordshire, England, and attended school in Birmingham, England. From the age of 14, he served his apprenticeship as a pattern maker for seven years before coming to the […]

Obituary: Russell Loutzenhiser Jr.

Russell Loutzenhiser Jr., 87, a long-time Idyllwild resident, passed away peacefully at the side of his wife of 66 years on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in Palm Springs. He was born May 17, 1921, in Kendallville, Ind., to a family of three brothers and five sisters. He was a Purple Heart veteran of World War […]

Obituary: James Campbell

James Ivor Campbell, 46, of Idyllwild, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at home. He was born Oct. 10, 1962, to Barbara and Mark Campbell in Dansville, Penn. He was the second of three boys. They raised their boys in Warren, Penn. Jimmy had a wonderful childhood full of adventures, snakes and football. He attended Slippery […]

Obituary: Mary Austin

Local child-reading advocate, pianist and violinist Mary Austin passed away Monday, March 9, 2009, with her beloved husband, Doug, at her side. Mary lived full-time in Idyllwild twice, from 1986 to 1989 and from 1998 to the present. She loved Idyllwild and often said, “The real treasure of Idyllwild is its people.” Mary was born […]

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