El Camino Memorial - Sorrento Valley and El Camino Memorial Park

El Camino Memorial, a leader in funeral services in San Diego County, includes six mortuaries, two cemeteries and a crematory. Because the staff understands that each family is unique and has its own story, El Camino is able to provide families with the highest level of personalized service. This is why thousands of area families have chosen El Camino during their times of need.

El Camino Memorial, Imperial Avenue Chapel/Mausoleum, located on Imperial Avenue at 40th Street in San Diego, has served the area as a mausoleum, mortuary and crematory for more than 70 years. The mausoleum has one of the largest private art collections in California and contains more than 500 classic pieces of marble and bronze statuary, antique furnishings and etchings.

At El Camino, families can relax and make choices in a comfortable, no-pressure atmosphere. The funeral arrangers leave nothing to chance; they cover all details to make sure that families receive the highest quality of service.

El Camino Memorial Park has found a new and inventive way to better cater to families and their evolving perceptions of funeral services. Owning one of only 12 specially produced Harley Davidson coaches, custom built and equipped for funeral services, El Camino Memorial is providing its families with fresh ideas and innovative ways to ensure individuals receive a personalized tribute and loved ones have strong personal memories to carry into the future. Friends and fellow riders can join their loved one on their final ride in the funeral procession. The coaches can transport both standard and oversized caskets and are also equipped to safely transport urns for cremation ceremonies.


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David Richard Greenberg

June 29, 1947 - December 7, 2016

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Xiaoqun Ge

September 5, 1936 - December 6, 2016

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Eduardo Xerez-Burgos Genato

December 1, 1930 - December 6, 2016

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Aurelia Gomez Enriquez

October 2, 1930 - December 6, 2016

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Grace Kazuyo Igasaki

February 6, 1926 - December 5, 2016

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Betty A. Arenz

September 21, 1926 - December 5, 2016

Betty Anne Money ArenzSeptember 21, 1926 – December 5, 2016 Our beloved, Betty Anne Arenz went to be with the Lord on December 5, 2016 in her home, surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was born in Baxley, Georgia to John Marshall and Loraine Lloyd Money on September 21, 1926. She grew up living in multiple cities in the South due to her Daddy’s position as head of The...
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Craig Alan Johnson

December 28, 1960 - December 5, 2016

On the evening of December 5th, 2016 at 10:15p, Craig Johnson passed away peacefully at the age of 55 from cancer. He was surrounded by his family and friends at Thornton Hospital. The funeral service will be held at 10am on December 17th, 2016 at El Camino Memorial Park in Sorrento Valley. A celebration of life will follow in La Mesa at the home of Cameo Barta.Craig worked at Echo Pacific...
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James L. Redman

October 12, 1935 - December 4, 2016

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Zinaida Alexeeva

April 28, 1929 - December 3, 2016

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Harold Hummel Hill

July 16, 1920 - December 3, 2016

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Antonio C. Saberon

January 10, 1933 - December 1, 2016

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Parvaneh Samimi-Berjis

April 30, 1937 - December 1, 2016

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Lucy Evelyn Craig

March 15, 1926 - December 1, 2016

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Angelita Tamayo

November 11, 1955 - December 1, 2016

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Roberto Mendoza Soriano

April 6, 1950 - November 30, 2016

Roberto Mendoza Soriano at the age of 66 passed away on November 30th, 2016 at the VA Hospital in San Diego, California. He was the husband of Cristina Soriano, which he shared 43 wonderful years of marriage. He was born on April 6, 1950 in Liozon, Palawig, Zambales, Philippines to Augusto C. Soriano and Rebecca T. Mendoza. He attended Far Eastern University, Manila, Philippines; where he...
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Betty Fay Knott

October 19, 1930 - November 30, 2016

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Thomas William Kachians

July 29, 1949 - November 30, 2016

Thomas William Kachians July 29, 1949- November 30, 2016I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that day – and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing. 2 Timothy 4:7-8Thomas William...
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Debra Marie Schroeder

October 16, 1957 - November 28, 2016

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John Edward Fowler

January 16, 1927 - November 28, 2016

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Jody Allen Meyer

February 27, 1969 - November 28, 2016

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Salvador .. Villanueva

July 7, 1945 - November 27, 2016

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Anthony Carl Albin

September 10, 1943 - November 27, 2016

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Antonio Albano Campos

June 18, 1926 - November 27, 2016

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Salvador Villanueva

July 7, 1945 - November 27, 2016

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Nancy Haas Flick

April 19, 1933 - November 27, 2016

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Dante Ramirez Deleon

March 23, 1957 - November 26, 2016

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Michelle Sophie Marks

February 18, 1970 - November 25, 2016

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Maria De Jesus Melgoza

March 22, 1946 - November 25, 2016

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Roy Hughes

October 22, 1922 - November 25, 2016

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Marjorie Mae Meachen

March 26, 1923 - November 24, 2016

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Elvia Mary Lindal

December 4, 1931 - November 23, 2016

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Danilo Oliva Cabarles

February 3, 1950 - November 22, 2016

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John T. Mastronski

January 19, 1927 - November 22, 2016

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Gary Michael Kluge

September 24, 1949 - November 22, 2016

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John Blacklock

December 3, 1934 - November 22, 2016

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Yu Chin Christenson

January 25, 1937 - November 21, 2016

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Reynaldo A. Pena

December 25, 1929 - November 21, 2016

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Oneta T. Ellis

August 8, 1920 - November 21, 2016

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Remedios Verzosa Gamueda

February 2, 1927 - November 20, 2016

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David De La Torre

January 6, 1939 - November 20, 2016

ENCINITAS- David De La Torre, passed away November 20th, 2016 after battling prostate cancer for nearly 9 years. David was the son of the late Edward and Eva De La Torre who settled in the Encinitas area in the early 1950's. David was an Ironworker by trade and later invested in real estate allowing him to retire early. Although retired from Iron Working, he continued to manage his investment...
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Donald Easton Davis

May 15, 1924 - November 19, 2016

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Marivic Alcayde Mangan

June 19, 1962 - November 18, 2016

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Philip C. Cailing

March 21, 1946 - November 17, 2016

Philip Cantor Cailing, 70, passed away on the 17th of November 2016 at the University of California San Diego Thorton Medical Center. He was the husband of Susan Cantal Cailing. They shared 32 years of marriage together. Born in Burgos Pangasinan Philippines, he was the son of Canuto and Pia Cailing. He was a Chief Petty Officer for the United States NAVY and then pursued a career in the...
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Christian Scott Pursell

March 27, 1952 - November 16, 2016

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George William Boisvert

April 3, 1931 - November 16, 2016

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Gershon Eckstein

May 25, 1930 - November 15, 2016

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Homer C. Tanjuaquio

December 16, 1944 - November 14, 2016

Homer Cunanan Tanjuaquio, 71, passed away on November 14th, 2016 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. He was the husband of Esperanza Tiglao Tanjuaquio. They Shared 42 years together. Born in Guagua, Pampanga, he was the son of Vicente and Teofista Tanjuaquio. He proudly served in the US Navy for 21 years. He retired with the rank of PO1. He then continued to serve his country as a contract worker for...
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Homer Tanjuaquio

December 16, 1944 - November 14, 2016

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Betty Ann Davis

April 23, 1934 - November 14, 2016

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Martha Virginia Davidson

March 19, 1919 - November 14, 2016

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Orlando Manahan Alcaraz

December 21, 1954 - November 13, 2016

Orlando “Orly” Manahan Alcaraz passed away on Sunday evening of November 13th, 2016 with his family by his side. He was 61 years old.Orly was born on December 21st, 1954 in Olongapo City, Philippines. After attending St. Joseph’s School, he attended Columban College prior to joining the United States Navy in 1976. After the first of three active duty tours in the Navy, Orly went...
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Gregory Gallanis

October 18, 1926 - November 13, 2016

Gregory Gallanis, 90, passed away peacefully at home on November 13. Gregory was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Megalopoli, Greece. He returned to the States when he was 18. Greg served in the US Army and was stationed in Germany from 1950 to 1952 where he worked as one of the first IBM computer operators. In 1954 after visiting family in San Diego, Greg decided to move and settle there. ...
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Theodore N. Huntalas

June 6, 1923 - November 11, 2016

Theodore (Ted) Nicholas Huntalas, 93, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2016. He was the youngest son of Greek immigrants Nicholas and Vasiliki (nee Papasinou) Huntalas who emigrated from the Arcadian region of Greece. They were among the earliest settlers of Vista CA, and in 1911 acquired a 420 acre tract of land that had originally been part of a Mexican land grant that covered the North...
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Norma Anderson

January 29, 1935 - November 11, 2016

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Rubens Chung Yang Lai

October 1, 1983 - November 10, 2016

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Louise M. Bowser

December 7, 1926 - November 10, 2016

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Donald E. Stewart

September 11, 1940 - November 8, 2016

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Rhonele Ocampo Laurente

February 8, 1969 - November 8, 2016

Rhonele (Rhon/Rhona) Ocampo Laurente was granted her angel wings on November 8, 2016. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends she had touched throughout her very memorable life. Rhonele’s life would seem too short to many, but many of those who were touched by her understood the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. Rhonele loved...
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Ying Qiang Huang

February 16, 1927 - November 8, 2016

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Mohammad Taher Mehran

June 23, 1926 - November 8, 2016

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Jeffrey Fred Suskauer

April 12, 1959 - November 6, 2016

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Michael Francis Stroginis

June 14, 1942 - November 4, 2016

Michael Francis Stroginis passed away on November 4, 2016 from cancer. Michael was born and raised in San Diego, CA on June 14, 1942, at Mercy Hospital to Francis and Anne Margaret Stroginis. Michael married Judith Freed Lewin on August 14, 1982, in San Diego, CA. Michael retired from the U.S. Government on January 3, 1999 after 32 years of service. Michael also did voluntary work for RSVP San...
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Claire D. Fogarty

January 1, 1929 - November 4, 2016

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Arden Adam Park

August 19, 1934 - November 4, 2016

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Roger Mesba

September 3, 1947 - November 3, 2016

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Keith Keith Quigley

February 6, 1984 - November 3, 2016

Keith Quigley, age 32, of Pacific Beach, CA, passed away following a tragic automobile accident on November 3, 2016. Keith was the beloved son of Denise and Dr. Jim Quigley of Carlsbad, CA, the dear brother of Shannon Marie Quigley and Maren Ecoffey and the cherished life partner of Hilary Lowe. Keith was a pure and gentle light in this world and a man of compassion, conviction, and strength. He...
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James M. Hilley

November 2, 1962 - November 2, 2016

James Marion Hilley (11/2/1962-11/2/2016). James Hilley was born in 1962 to James Robert Hilley and Barbara Jeanne Mello. A military family, they traveled extensively until settling in the South Bay of San Diego. James enjoyed many activities including playing volleyball, cycling, music, and photography. He attended Bonita High School and graduated in 1980. He attended San Diego City College...
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Franklin George Tabor

August 18, 1915 - November 2, 2016

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Colleen Anne Frojen

November 26, 1925 - November 2, 2016

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Caryl Norma Brehm

February 28, 1924 - November 1, 2016

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Richard Francis Le Blanc

July 2, 1932 - November 1, 2016

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Lynda Joy Merritt

July 6, 1949 - October 31, 2016

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Baldassare A. Bologna

April 21, 1937 - October 31, 2016

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Vladamir Z. Ugorskiy

November 14, 1924 - October 30, 2016

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Clark Stucki Webb

July 7, 1926 - October 30, 2016

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Serafima M. Tkachuk

August 24, 1928 - October 30, 2016

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Suzanne Wellcome

January 26, 1940 - October 30, 2016

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Cezar Celestial CELIO

May 5, 1935 - October 29, 2016

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Refugio Banuelos

October 2, 1946 - October 28, 2016

Jose Refugio “Rufus” Banuelos, 70, passed away on October 28th, 2016 in Reno Nevada.Rufus, known as Cuco by his family, was born in Mexico to Salvador and Amalia Banuelos on October 2, 1946. He relocated to Oxnard, Ca with his family as a young teen and joined the Air Force during the Vietnam War, eventually launching his long time civil service as an engineer for the Navy. He was...
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Ahmad Alexander Najafi

January 25, 1950 - October 28, 2016

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John Mathew Holt

April 21, 1960 - October 28, 2016

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Anne S. Capella

October 9, 1920 - October 27, 2016

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Tom Dorsett

October 22, 1953 - October 26, 2016

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Alexander Segal

October 10, 1934 - October 26, 2016

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Robert Leslie Myers

February 22, 1940 - October 26, 2016

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Raquel Levitan Dillon

November 21, 1978 - October 25, 2016

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Elvessa Mantac Hernandez

December 24, 1939 - October 23, 2016

Elvessa M. Hernandez, Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Relative, Teacher, and Friend, passed away unexpectedly on October 23, 2016 much to the devastation of those who love her. She was born in Sibalom, Antique, Philippines on December 24, 1939 to Maria and Hilario. She was the beloved wife of Tomas Hernandez for 45 years until his passing on November 28th, 2009. Until her dying day, Elvessa...
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Arthur R. Teisher

August 30, 1931 - October 23, 2016

OBITUARY FOR ARTHUR ROBERT TEISHER SR. (OPA): My dad, A.R. Teisher, was born in 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio. His generation survived the depression and World War II and were raised on the principles of perseverance, integrity, honesty, and a determined work ethic. He lived by these principles. After graduating from Shaker Heights in Cleveland he attended the University of Miami, Ohio. He then...
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Eric S. Paik

November 23, 1934 - October 22, 2016

Eric Paik 81, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his children and their spouses, his niece and nephew, and family pastor on October 22, 2016 at the home of his daughter Lisa Whelihan. Born in Seoul, South Korea to Sung Jin and Bom Ye Paik he lived most of his life in San Diego and Los Angeles.Eric was a quiet, but thoughtful and intelligent man who enjoyed his family and grandchildren above...
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Norma Anne Burns

July 10, 1937 - October 21, 2016

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Alejandro G. Aoanan

August 28, 1917 - October 21, 2016

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Alejandro G. Aoanan

August 28, 1917 - October 21, 2016

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Carl Anderson Velleno

November 12, 1976 - October 21, 2016

Carl Velleno 11-12-1976 - 10-21-2016Carl Velleno died peacefully at home in San Diegothe morning of October 21, 2016, after acourageous two year battle against brain cancer. A fifth generation San Franciscan, Carl grew up in Noe Valley and was baptized and confirmed at Golden Gate Lutheran Church. He was an active member of Boy Scout Troop 159, earning the honor of Eagle Scout. Mayor Frank...
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Emma Gloria Carroll

August 12, 1924 - October 19, 2016

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Bernice Pappas

August 25, 1928 - October 18, 2016

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Carina v. Fabrigas

January 18, 1952 - October 17, 2016

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Charles Bover

August 25, 1934 - October 16, 2016

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Francisco Pagar Rabara, Jr.

June 1, 1949 - October 16, 2016

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Arturo Mesina Magpantay

September 6, 1936 - October 15, 2016

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Jing Ye Lu

September 30, 1925 - October 15, 2016

Jing Ye Lu, also known as Daniel Loo, passed away peacefullyon Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Scripps Memorial Hospital inSan Diego, California. He was survived by his daughter, VickiChiu, son-in-law, David Chiu and son, Steve Loo.Daniel Jing Ye Loo was the son of Wui Po Loo and Esther Loweand was raised in Guangzhou China. He was the fourth child ofa family of eight siblings.Prior to attending...
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