Ms. Iwahashi, who died July 16, ran in more than 160 official marathons and finished more than 60 in under three hours. She was inducted into the inaugural class of the Sacramento Running Association Hall of Fame in 2013.

Dr. Frye, who died July 19, joined the faculty in 2000. Besides teaching art education, he reinvigorated the metals and jewelry program and forged connections between students and the community.

Mr. Kessler, who died July 14, raised Guernsey dairy bulls that sired many offspring and won more State Fair championships that any other herd. He was born to farmers in Switzerland and immigrated to California in 1952.

Mr. Staley, who died July 1, led efforts to organize and prepare local volunteers to respond to emergencies. He was a volunteer firefighter and served as treasurer of the Florin Japanese American Citizens League.

Bishop Olson, who died July 2, served nine years as head of the Pacific Southwest Synod of the Lutheran Church in America, which covered Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah.

Mr. Dunnigan, who died July 9, began selling homes before World War II. He was active in business for almost eight decades and trained many agents who went on to start their own real estate firms in Sacramento.

Mr. Williams, who died July 1, helped run the Folsom Pro Rodeo for more than 50 years. He was well known as a parks commissioner, host at public concerts and ambassador for the Folsom Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Marler, who died July 5, was recognized worldwide as an expert on birdsong. His lifelong research on animal communication helped produce important insights into memory, learning and behavior in humans and wildlife.

Richard Mellon Scaife, the billionaire activist and former Sacramento Union owner known for his conservative viewpoints, died Friday.

Mr. Cresci, who died June 24, established a vineyard and began producing grapes for home winemakers after retiring as a longtime administrator in the chancellor’s office at California Community Colleges.

Dr. Clements, who died June 27, was a longtime Carmichael dentist and orthodontist who oversaw dental care for service members as assistant to Air Force surgeon general.

Mr. Payton, who died June 21, covered the Lake Tahoe area and Sierra Nevada foothills for more than 25 years. He was an active outdoorsman who bicycled solo from his Citrus Heights home to Florida at 82.

Mr. Zito, who died June 10, helped set up the Early Start program for developmentally disabled infants and toddlers. He retired as the state’s liaison officer for Head Start.

Mr. Bailey, who died June 9, was an entrepreneur who left the corporate world to start his own business, Pulsar Video Productions, which filmed events and made training videos for many private and government clients.

Mr. Graham, who died June 21, wrote about his life of crime and punishment and his redemption as a born-again Christian in an autobiography, “Where Flies Don’t Land.” He ran a Sacramento group home for boys for more than 20 years.

Mr. Petrocchi, who died June 14, spent 30 years protecting consumers against being shortchanged in purchases and business transactions. A son of immigrants, he had deep roots in Sacramento’s Italian-American community.

Dr. Isola, who died June 12, practiced ophthalmology in Sacramento for almost four decades and was active in Italian-American groups.

Mr. Wrightson, who died June 11, spent a total of 37 years covering the Central Valley and the state Capitol during a pivotal era after World War II.

Mr. Cunningham, who died June 5, started as one of Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys and hosted a local TV show in the 1960s that featured a Fair Oaks teenager named Lynn Anderson, who went on to country music stardom.

Ms. Alquilar, who died June 5, was a former social worker and teacher known as Barbra Taffet when she co-founded a groundbreaking gallery for contemporary artists in 1970.

Mark A. Smith, who died June 9 at age 87, was a world-class adventurer who test-drove Jeep prototypes on the torturous Rubicon Trail in the Sierra Nevada and led a 20,000-mile expedition from the southern tip of South America to Alaska.

Mrs. Tillson, who died May 30, was a lifeline for tenants facing eviction, families who fell behind on utility bills, people with no safe place to spend the night and countless others in crisis.

John T. Collentine, a World War II veteran and peace advocate with a love of art who led popular tours of public sculptures and murals on the streets of Sacramento, died May 20 after an illness, his family said. He was 93.

William Keena of Roseville, who fought in the largest D-Day assault landing area, Omaha Beach, died Friday, the 70th anniversary of the invasion. He was 90.

Former state Treasurer Bert A. Betts, a Democrat who was elected to the post in 1958 and served two terms while Pat Brown was governor, died in Sacramento on Wednesday. He was 90.

Mr. Mouras, who died May 14, was a decorated combat paratrooper in the Pacific and spent 20 years in the Army before joining the humane movement.

Leonard “Bud” Meyer Jr., who flew midnight bombing missions over the Pacific in World War II,earned two Bronze Stars after a tour in Korea and, as an Olympic swimming official, once disqualified Olympic great Mark Spitz in a race, died May 5 of heart failure.

Widely known as “the father of zoological medicine,” Dr. Fowler developed the first veterinary program for non-domesticated animals at UC Davis in 1967. He died May 18.

Mrs. Martin, who died May 9, stood out at local appearances by Mick Martin and the Blues Rockers and wrote one of the band’s most popular songs.

Mrs. River, who died May 9, spent exciting early years from Paris to New York to Big Sur before devoting herself to preserving stories of people at historical California state parks.

Former California lawmaker John Vasconcellos, who advanced groundbreaking measures on subjects ranging from human development to medicinal marijuana during nearly 38 years in the Legislature, died Saturday.

Mr. Truitt, who died May 18, was an articulate voice in efforts to protect the architectural charm and historical significance of Sacramento’s heritage buildings, landmarks and neighborhoods.

Mrs. Brown, who died May 12, aspired to a career in heath care after her younger brother died of a medical emergency in a community where nearby hospitals did not treat blacks.

Mr. Henley, who died May 12, led efforts to preserve the capital’s rich history with the restoration of Old Sacramento and the establishment of the Sacramento History Museum and the Center for Sacramento History.

James Williams, 78, who taught black history at American River College and served two terms as Sacramento NAACP president, expanded the course curriculum and shared his early experiences growing up in the segregated South.

Virginia Crespo, a prominent El Dorado County activist who was a leader in political and civic groups, died April 26 of a heart attack caused by heart disease, her husband said. She was 62.

Jackie Lynn Taylor Fries, a pioneering TV personality and show business veteran who was one of the Little Rascals in the beloved “Our Gang” comedy films, died May 5 with Alzheimer’s disease, her husband said. She was 88.

Dr. Wynne DuBray, a retired Sacramento State professor who advocated for American Indians and multicultural perspectives in social work and psychotherapy, died April 28 at 82.

Ted Crail, a newspaper veteran and prolific writer who schmoozed with entertainment legends and advocated for wildlife protection, died April 16 of various health ailments, his family said. He was 85.

John “Jack” O’Camb, a popular El Dorado County volunteer who was the “voice of the Bruins” as a longtime football announcer for Ponderosa High School, died April 19 of pneumonia, his family said. He was 76.

George Bruno, a former teacher and popular big-band leader who was devoted to performing and preserving the music of America’s “greatest generation,” died April 20 of an aneurysm, his family said. He was 89.

Marino Pierucci, a lifelong West Sacramento resident and veteran educator who was a leader in the early days of the Washington Unified School District, died April 21, his family said. He was 91.

Ken Gimblin, an influential teacher and sports journalist who covered Northern California teams for many radio and TV stations, died April 15 of a heart attack, his family said. He was 76.

Cal Bollwinkel, a popular broadcaster who was widely recognized as “the face of Channel 40” for his signature on-air editorials at KTXL, died April 17, his family said. He was 88.

The Rev. Richard A. Evers, a visionary pastor who took his ministry outdoors as the founder of a Sacramento drive-in church, died March 2 of health complications related to a fall, his family said. He was 82.

Kevin Sharp’s battle with cancer helped launch his rise to country music stardom and helped him inspire those who heard him speak.

Tom Myers, a Sacramento photographer whose vivid images of animals, places and people in California and the West have appeared in national magazines, books and on greeting cards, died April 7 of cancer, his family said. He was 88.

Jon Herr, a small-business owner who made a big difference in many lives as a foster parent for more than 120 children, died April 6 of lung cancer, his family said. He was 60.

William “Bill” Behnk, a pioneering computer expert who helped develop and implement information technology systems for the California Legislature, died April 8 with prostate cancer, his family said. He was 87.

Sister Mary Eileen Brannigan, a talented musician who played several instruments, expertly led religious and secular choirs, and taught generations of Northern California schoolchildren, has died at 91.

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