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List of famous people who died in Santa Cruz, with photos when available. These notable Santa Cruz deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Santa Cruz, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Santa Cruz listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Santa Cruz has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Gerhard Ringel and Joe Haworth.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Santa Cruz?" and "Which celebrities died in Santa Cruz?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Santa Cruz includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Robert Anton Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Robert Anton Wilson Died at 75 (1932-2007)

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Adrienne Rich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Adrienne Rich Died at 83 (1929-2012)

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Gloria E. Anzaldúa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Gloria E. Anzaldúa Died at 62 (1942-2004)

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John Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
John Hoyt Died at 86 (1905-1991)

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David A. Huffman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
David A. Huffman Died at 74 (1925-1999)

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David M. Schneider is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
David M. Schneider Died at 77 (1918-1995)

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Norman O. Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Norman O. Brown Died at 89 (1913-2002)

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Ernie Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Ernie Lombardi Died at 69 (1908-1977)

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J. Lee Rankin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
J. Lee Rankin Died at 89 (1907-1996)

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Joe Haworth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Joe Haworth Died at 86 (1914-2000)

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Carl A. Wirtanen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Carl A. Wirtanen Died at 80 (1910-1990)

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James D. Houston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
James D. Houston Died at 76 (1933-2009)

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Albert William Herre is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Albert William Herre Died at 94 (1868-1962)

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Harry Hooper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Harry Hooper Died at 87 (1887-1974)

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Elmer Stricklett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Elmer Stricklett Died at 88 (1876-1964)

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Hermann Fränkel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Hermann Fränkel Died at 89 (1888-1977)

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John Beal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
John Beal Died at 88 (1909-1997)

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Doris Davenport is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Doris Davenport Died at 63 (1917-1980)

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Skip Spence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Skip Spence Died at 53 (1946-1999)

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Richard Musgrave is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Richard Musgrave Died at 97 (1910-2007)

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Samuel G. Engel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Samuel G. Engel Died at 80 (1904-1984)

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Gerhard Ringel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Gerhard Ringel Died at 89 (1919-2008)

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Byron Houck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Byron Houck Died at 78 (1891-1969)

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Joe Brovia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Joe Brovia Died at 72 (1922-1994)

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Preston Blair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Preston Blair Died at 87 (1908-1995)

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Alister MacKenzie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Alister MacKenzie Died at 64 (1870-1934)

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Wayne Belardi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Wayne Belardi Died at 63 (1930-1993)

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Fred Swanton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Fred Swanton Died at 78 (1862-1940)

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Walter Reed is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Walter Reed Died at 85 (1916-2001)

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William V. Lucas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
William V. Lucas Died at 86 (1835-1921)

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Morton Marcus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Morton Marcus Died at 73 (1936-2009)

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Homer Boss is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Homer Boss Died at 74 (1882-1956)

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Samuel E. Beetley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Santa Cruz
Samuel E. Beetley Died at 75 (1913-1988)