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Remembering the ones we lost

John Ross Lowis: “The British boat driver”

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John Ross Lowis, longtime North Tahoe resident and famed instructor at High Sierra Waterski School, passed away from Parkinson’s disease in May.

Lenise Candiotto Guimarães

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A beloved local architect and mother, Lenise Candiotto Guimarães died in May at the age of 70.

Mary Ferrari Left a Legacy of Love and Kindness

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Less than three months after learning of a malignant brain tumor, Mary has left her earthly body and is soaring free and at peace....

Obituary: Ella Carr

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North Tahoe High School graduate Ella Carr, 20, died in a backcountry ski accident at Anthony Lakes in Oregon on March 5.

Obituary: Jesse David Boeri

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Longtime Tahoe/Truckee community member and adventure enthusiast Jesse David Boeri will be sorely missed after his July 1 death, but “Jesse lives,” writes his longtime partner in a Moonshine obituary.

Guy Wilson: teacher, coach, builder

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Guy Wilson, long-time local coach, teacher, and outdoorsman, died of Covid-related complications at 94 in Reno in December 2020. His son Scott remembers his life in this obituary.

Obituary: From Austrian Mountains to the Sierra, Johann Hans Joseph Standteiner

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Johann “Hans” Joseph Standteiner, born March 13, 1930, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on May 29, 2019. Hans is survived by his five children, 12 grandchildren and scores of beloved friends and family who will forever remember his sparkling blue eyes, bright smile, easy laughter, and huge heart.oto

Obituary: The Live Music Man of Truckee, Paul Covarelli

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A born artist with guitar as his medium, he was a mainstay in the regional music world, doing it all with humbleness and love.

Obituary: Andy Hill — A True Seeker

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Andy Hill was instrumental in the development of a large spiritual community at For Goodness Sake, the local nondenominational resource center where he was executive director for 12 years. He was a true seeker and loved to share his knowledge with all those who he came in contact with.

Obituary: Carl Gustafson — Memories from Old Friends

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In honor of the recently passed Carl Gustafson, we share memories from some of his close friends.