Notable deaths of 2011
Huy Pham. Costa Mesa city worker who jumped from City Hall.
Jim Scott. Estancia High School booster and stadium namesake who created the Battle of the Bell.
Don Watson. Longtime Orange Coast College aquatics instructor.
Bill Tapia. Famed ukulele player.
Doreen Demond Marshall. Former Newport Beach mayor.
Haeyoon Miller. Tustin resident who died when a tree fell on her car on 17th Street and Irvine Avenue in Costa Mesa.
David Sills. The Court of Appeal’s presiding justice.
Luke Upton. Newport Harbor High School teen who died in a garage fire.
Amine Britel. Bike rider killed by an alleged drunk driver along Newport Coast.
Julia “Julie” Allen. Former Corona del Mar High School track star and driver who caused 10-vehicle crash on West Coast Highway.
Linda Burnett and Michael De La Cruz. Son and daughter killed in crash caused by Allen.
Ashton Sweet. A high school cheerleader killed in an early-morning car crash on Memorial Day weekend in Irvine.
Samuel Herr and Juri “Julie” Kibuishi. Both were allegedly murdered by Daniel Patrick Wozniak, who will stand trial next year.