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The Reverend Esther Pierce Brown

August 3, 1925 – February 13, 2008 The Rev. Esther Brown, former vicar of St. John’s Church, Needles, died on February 13 in Vermont, where she had lived since her retirement in 1997. She was 82. Survivors include her husband, W. Averell Brown, whom she...

The Reverend Alfonso Sanchez

d. January 30, 2008 The Rev. Alfonso Sanchez, assistant priest at St. Michael’s Church in Anaheim, died January 30, 2008 during a brief hospitalization. He was 67. His gifts of evangelism, pastoral care, and friendship will be greatly missed across the diocese,...