Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary - Brian Scott Elliott

Brian Scott Elliott died March 30, 2017 at the age of 46. He was born June 15, 1970 in San Luis Obispo to Richard and Kathleen. Raised in Oakhurst, he played football for Yosemite High until his junior year, when he moved to Napa.

Obituaries

Obituary - Thomas R. Madsen

Thomas R. Madsen died March 18, 2017. He was born in Vallejo, and was a long-time North Fork resident, volunteering at North Fork Elementary School and teaching classical music.

Obituaries

Obituary - Max Stauffer

A celebration of life for Max Stauffer, weather permitting, 1-4 p.m., April 8, at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad in Fish Camp. Stauffer died March 10. Attendees are asked to carpool as much as possible as there is limited parking at the railroad.

OBITUARIES

Families are encouraged to submit detailed information about the life of relatives who have died. A special form is available for this purpose or, when possible, discuss the life with a reporter. Of special interest is information concerning the activities, hobbies and personal achievements. Information must include the date and city of death, and of birth.

Generally, your funeral director prepares an obituary form that includes basic information but usually does not include as much detail as we prefer. Please note that we have a general format for such stories and we cannot always exactly follow text that is submitted. (There is no charge for an obituary, but paid advertising can be used to assure exact language preferred by the family.)

A face photograph can be used; the photo will be returned as soon as we have processed it for use in the paper. (Processing does not harm the original picture.)

DEADLINE: Monday 12pm. It helps to alert the editor as early as possible that obituary information is coming, and it is sometimes possible to submit portions of information past deadline.

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DEADLINE: Friday, 5p.m.

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