David Box, noted local barber, passes at 52

David Paul Box, a resident of Salem, Oregon died on Thursday, May 4th. He was born on August 6, 1967, in Burbank, California, the son of Paul and Karen Box. The family moved to Salem in 1969. David graduated from South Salem High School in 1985.

David Elliot Smith

On November 15, 1943, David Elliot Smith was born to Harry M. Smith and Jean H. Schumann in La Jolla, California. His parents and siblings, Steve and Karen, watched him grow up and earn his Eagle Scout award and later graduate from Carlmont High School, where he caught the eye[Read More…]

Thelma Gillespie

Thelma Gillespie was born on Thanksgiving Day and what a blessing she was to her family. She was nearly 102 years old when she went to be with the Lord on October 18th. Thelma grew up in Fresno, Ca. and went to Pepperdine College for almost 4 years in Los[Read More…]

Alan C. Bennett

Alan C. Bennett, 74, of Keizer, Oregon died April 12, 2022 at his home after a short illness. Alan Charles Bennett was born July 3, 1947, in Seattle, Washington to Harry T. and Leona M. (Moran) Bennett. He grew up in Seattle, Wenatchee and Bremerton, Washington, graduating from West Bremerton High[Read More…]

Terry “Phil” Bay: Sept. 10, 1936 – Jan. 5 2022

Terry “Phil” Bay Sr., a prominent community servant, passed away Wednesday, Jan 5, 2022, at the age of 85. Bay died at home following a yearlong battle with cancer.  Born in Junction Utah, September 10, 1936, to Horace Earl Bay and Elizabeth Iola Maxwell and seven siblings. Leaving Junction to pursue work[Read More…]