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The pandemic’s toll:Lives lost in California

Thousands of lives have been lost in the coronavirus outbreak, in cities and small towns, in hospital wards and nursing homes. The virus has moved across California, killing the old and the young, the infirm and the healthy.

Some patterns have emerged. Large metropolitan centers such as Los Angeles and San Francisco appear to be the hardest hit. More than 62 thousand people have died in California. These are some of their stories, reported by Los Angeles Times staffers and six interns here through partnerships with the Pulitzer Center and USC.

Donald Kennedy

88, Redwood City

Jeff Baumbach

57, Lodi

Marc Wilmore

57, Claremont

Jessie Garibaldo

55, Harbor City

Roger Santicruz

71, San Jose

Arnie Robinson

72, San Diego

Paul Hernandez

62, East Los Angeles

John Patrick Doyle

62, Stockton

Leticia Chavez Godinez

75, El Centro

Len Fagan

72, Los Angeles

Mary Joanne Rosario

87, Orange

Jeffrey Ghazarian

34, Glendora

Donald Wickham

94, Watsonville

Oscar Leonel Rosa

25, Bell Gardens

Mary Miramontes

90, Danville

Frank J. Duran

88, Ventura

Juan Martinez

36, Stockton

Patricia Jewel Lopes

85, Modesto

Vernon Robinson

81, Burbank

Ralph Duprey

98, Signal Hill

John Breier

64, Woodland Hills

Gerald Locklin

79, Long Beach

Ronald Harris

82, Los Angeles

Anne Lehner

96, Encino

Wanda DeSelle

76, Madera

Mary Palos

105, Claremont

Mario Aranda Sr.

79, San Francisco

Tommy Macias

51, Lake Elsinore

Jo Ann Smith

66, Pala Indian Reservation

Scott Blanks

34, Whittier

Lynn Naibert

83, San Diego

Gregory Bundy

65, Inglewood

Donald Lackowski

86, Redondo Beach

Ever A. Linares

45, Los Angeles

Linda Maynard

74, Hayward

Jacinto Abarca

59, Garden Grove

Susan Kam

94, Encino

Herbert Segall

91, Pasadena

Herbert J. Evers

88, Orange

Raul Alaniz

53, El Centro

Luz and Israel Teicher

85 and 85, Stockton

Lowell Parker Dabbs

95, Santa Barbara

Patti Breed-Rabitoy

69, Reseda

Victor “DJ V-Funk” Martinez

36, Porterville

Scott Douglas Woodard

67, Oakland

Theodore Granstedt

60, Santa Clara County

Jose Valero

35, Los Angeles

Tran Ngoc Chau

96, Los Angeles

William Z. Good

96, Azusa

Penny Foreman

73, Clovis

W. David Stern

93, Mill Valley

Pedro Zuniga

52, Turlock

Carolyn Buhai Haas

94, Tiburon

Manuel Agredano

83, Lawndale

Dora Padilla

86, Alhambra

Carol van Zalingen

53, Sylmar

Noe Montoya

66, Hollister

Jeanne Mary Roche

82, San Rafael

Janet Carvalho

83

Claudine Pearson Luppi

92, Sherman Oaks

Carolina Tovar and Letty Ramirez

86 and 54, Rowland Heights

David Iribarne

47, Sacramento

Brittany Bruner-Ringo

32, Torrance

Raul Miramontes and Adeline Miramontes

90 and 83, San Jose

Ron Rowe

83, Hollywood

Donald Sperling

85, Sacramento

Cari Ramirez

45, Redlands

Joel Rogosin

87, Woodland Hills

Erica McAdoo

39, Los Angeles

Terry Blanchard

56, Oakland

Merrick “Jenks” Dowson

67, San Francisco

Joyce Marie Pierce Johnson

71, Houma, La.

Jay Calhoun

58, Bakersfield

Larry Lerner

71, Van Nuys

Douglas Borchert

77, Martinez

Dolores Shoebotham

88, San Diego

Harold Budd

84, Pasadena

Bayron Salguero

30, Los Angeles

James Robert Waters

84, Sacramento

Arcelia Martinez

65, San Jose

Robert Brewster

88, Rancho Palos Verdes

Jack B. Indreland

94, Los Angeles

Samira Al-Hadad

84, San Luis Obispo

Alby Kass

89, Guerneville

Michael Ayala

66, Sonora

Ronald Burdette Culp

84, Redding

Carmella Cristofaro

88, Mission Viejo

Julia Alexander

81, Upland

Costelle Akrie

88, Hayward

Ricardo Saldana

77, Glendale

Joseph Radisich

84, San Pedro

Rita Clausen

92

Jack Ohringer

75, North Hollywood

Ann Sullivan

91, Woodland Hills

Celia Marcos

61, Hollywood

Shawki Zuabi

64, Laguna Niguel

Elsa Claybaugh

84, Clovis

Otoniel Azañon Alvarado

48, Petaluma

Joseph Fice

82, Los Gatos

Florence Schumacher

95, Fair Oaks

Vic Lepisto

75, Agoura Hills

Melinda Wernick

78, Palm Springs

Gerald Shiroma

59, Los Angeles

Frederick W. Cook

88, Stockton

Rosary Castro-Olega

63, Los Angeles

Erane Marie Garrett

99, Sonoma

Sally Lara

62, Redlands

Sandra Blum

80, Encino

Mario Leos Lomeli

93, Los Angeles

Anthony Ragonesi

74, San Jose

Jorge Martinez

53, Los Angeles

Zella Campbell

94, Bishop

Joseph Fierroz

64, San Fernando

Florentina Lopez

66, Reseda

Leah Bernstein

99, Woodland Hills

Dulce Amor Aguilo

55, San Jose

Jim Farrell

69, Long Beach

Rosaleigh George

97, Monterey

Richard Charles Bendel

75, Carpinteria

Jose Roberto Alvarez

67, Los Angeles

Nicholas Dees

54, Vallejo

Trini Lopez

83, Palm Springs

Chris Trousdale

34, Los Angeles

Terrell Young

52, Murrieta

Bruce Barack

79, Los Angeles

Randy Giang Ta

66, San Jose

Joseph Alexander

95, Hayward

Alex Bernard

57, Downey

Jose M. Perez

44, Lakewood

Harold Widom

88, Santa Cruz

Richard Rutledge

87, Folsom

June Pantages

96, Pleasant Hill

Gary Young

66, Gilroy

Richard Geoffrey Salmon

68, Lindsay

Dena Louise Connelly

64, Santa Monica

Garry Bowie

59, Lakewood

Andy Marin

38, Porterville

Michael Cook

84, Los Gatos

Cindy and Ruben Trejo

47 and 51, Inglewood

George Shark Chou Chin

80, Davis

John Fanucchi

79, Sanoma

Camille Ellington

66, Marina del Rey

Becky Blair

64, Santa Rosa

Valeria Viveros

21, Riverside

Deborah Elizabeth Gallagher

96, Sacramento

James Lanier Craig

64, Santa Paula

Arthur Montoya II

70, Indio

Phil Specter

81, Stockton

Vidal Garay

60, Los Angeles

Wilson Maa

71, San Francisco

Frederick K.C. Price

89, South Los Angeles

Antonia ‘Toni’ Sisemore

72, Esparto

Azar Ahrabi

68, Santa Clara

Emma Patiño

84, Hayward

Antelmo Candido Garcia

65, Pasadena

Emilia Ibarra

59, Coachella

Marvin W. Carpenter

84, San Ysidro

Richard Tillson

85, Elk Grove

Lawrence Wilkes

80, Anaheim

Cornelia Talbott

75, Brawley

Gregory Everett

58, Los Angeles

Francisco Valdovinos

58, Mecca

Betty Gentry

94, Chula Vista

Margaret Zwingman

98, Salinas

Jimmy Lee

48, Orange

Rose Matsui Ochi

81, Los Angeles

Julio Ramirez

43, San Gabriel

Lola Mae Roach Larson

95, Carlsbad

Richard Ellwood

81, Glendale

Dr. Ernesto Victor Sotto Santos

47, San Dimas

Edmundo Raul Valencia, Jr

86, El Centro

Alan Beal

80, San Jose

Tara Fay Mitchell

63, Sacramento

Cynthia Brasil

64, Modesto

George Whitmore

89, Fresno

Jeffrey Stark

62, Palm Springs

Manuel “Manny” Chagollan

89, Huntington Beach

Eliseo del Rosario Moya

75, West Covina

Alfonso Ye Jr.

25, Chula Vista

Rose Cadena Lord

83, Yucaipa

Marcia Burnam

92, Los Angeles

George Bender

88, Rancho Palos Verdes

Hy Cohen

90, Palm Desert

Nick Cordero

41, Los Angeles

Irene Cornish Thompson

78, Rancho Santa Fe

Mike Gotovac

76, Los Angeles

Soon Sun Kim and Timothy Kim

85 and 68, Los Angeles

Bishop Anthony Pigee Sr.

49, Los Angeles

Robert Pinedo

64, Brawley

David Werksman

51, Corona

Raul J. Arce

87, El Centro

Ressie Cameron

87, Gilroy

Ramon Arthur Rivera, Jr

56, Palmdale

Stan Westmoreland

76, Lemon Grove

Julius Schachter

84, San Francisco

Adul Tangtam

64, Eagle Rock

Stephen Butters

90, Alta Loma

Allen Garfield

80, Los Angeles

Angelo Chavez

41, San Jose

Eric Oshiro and Betty Oshiro

61 and 89, La Mirada and Paramount

Crispin Rojas Ortega

82, Montebello

Gloria Martinez

91, Visalia

Margaret Lucille Romero

73, Big Pine

Edwin Echaluce

70, San Jose

Jay Johnstone

74, Granada Hills

Desanka Mitrovich

95, San Diego

Daniel P. Barber

70, Palm Springs

Julie Bennett

88, Hollywood

Gabriel B. Zavala

76, Anaheim

Ronald Shirley

80, Camarillo

Catherine Apothaker

89, Los Angeles

Baltazar Aguirre

64, Coachella

William Minnis

70, Hayward

Margarito Guillén

71, San Pablo

Edwin Wall

97, Lodi

Saludacion “Sally” Solon Fontanilla

51, Kentfield

Kenneth Butori

71, Concord

Taurino and Silvia Rivera

57 and 56, San Diego

Dr. Manuel Ramirez

81, Montrose

Leonard Auerbach

73, Terminal Island

Angel De La Fuente

49, Fresno

Elizabeth Yamada

90, La Jolla

Rafael Cartagena

66, San Fernando

Maria Teresa Banson

62, Huntington Park

Rafael “Ray” Vega

86, Sherman Oaks

Winfred Grissom

91, Eureka

Marylou Armer

43, American Canyon

Alberto Reyes and Fernando Reyes Sr.

84 and 60, Vallejo

George Chiu

86, Palo Alto

Jorel Alfonso

38, Riverside

Joni Berry

89, Los Angeles

Manuel Villanueva

67, Reseda

Terese Chiames Caire

57, La Cañada

Loretta Mendoza Dionisio

68, Orlando, Fla.

Francia Hernandez

77, Bakersfield

Theodore “Ted” Lumpkin

100, Los Angeles

Harry Sentoso

63, Walnut

Rosemary Rushka

89, San Mateo

Rosa Luna

68, Riverside

Barbara Johnson Hopper

81, Oakland

Mark Scheu

53, Moorpark

Carol Ann Murphy

91, Vallejo

Tony M. Sanchez

73, Tulare

Lourdes Pizarro

62, Gilroy

Ronda Felder

60, San Diego

Glenn McGihon

90, Palm Desert

Milton Melzian Jr.

89, Aptos

Gaby Elena O’Donnell and Greg O’Donnell

61 and 58, Whittier

Carlos Oropeza Canez

60

Karen Johnson

77, Beaumont

Allen Daviau

77, Woodland Hills

Larry Robertson

72, San Pedro

Bill Kling

51, Camarillo

Ken Caley

59, San Clemente

Leeann Patterson

78, San Jose

Patsy Merrill Nelson

94, San Mateo

Kermit Holderman

73, San Diego

David R. Dukes

76, Fullerton

Larry T. Baza

76, San Diego

Evelia B. Rubio

54, Colton

Artemio Ramos

77, Reseda

Sallie Jones

86, San Diego

Antonio Bernabe

60, Van Nuys

Tessie Henry

83, San Francisco

Vivian Anne Fierro

58, Commerce

Gaspár Gómez

51, Pacoima

Russ Abraham

70, Fair Oaks

Anita Schiller

94, San Diego

Guillermo Ramirez

47, Azusa

Marie Cardoza Martin

99, Sacramento

Mark Appelbaum

79, San Diego

Leland “Hobo” Goodsell

66, Goleta

Alice Coopersmith Furst

87, Kentfield

McHarry Watson

56, Mi-Wuk Village

Ed Pearl

88, Los Angeles

Jack Turnbull

72, North Hills

Deborah Lynn Aguilar

60, Salinas

Norma Miramontes

61, San Jose

Carmelita and Federico Calindas

77 and 82, Sacramento

Robert Mendoza

43, Oceanside

Dave Browner

78, Los Angeles

Pauline Estey

97, Woodland Hills

Walter White

95, Rancho Mirage

Karen Hemm

69, Hemet

John Eric Swing

48, Westminster

Margaret Sowma

105, Los Angeles

Joe Luna

38, Los Angeles

Paulita Bernuy

91, Encino

Don Branker

75, Fresno

Wayne L. Strom

85, Thousand Oaks

Hatsy Yasukochi

80, San Francisco

Bernard J. Bush

86, Los Gatos