The Names Of All 34 Victims Of The Conception Tragedy Are Released

Thursday September 12, 2019


(Photo by Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire)

     On a day when what remains of the dive boat Conception was raised out of the water off Santa Cruz Island and loaded on a barge, and the NTSB released its preliminary report on the Labor Day tragedy, Santa Barbara County Sheriff-Coroner Bill Brown released and read the names of all 34 people who died.

    Here are those names...

Carol Diana Adamic                 60        F          Santa Cruz, CA

Juha Pekka Ahopelto               50        M         Sunnyvale, CA

Neal Gustav Baltz                     42        M         Phoenix, AZ

Patricia Ann Beitzinger                        48        F          Chandler AZ

Vaidehi Campbell                     41        F          Felton, CA

Raymond "Scott" Chan                        59        M         Los Altos, CA

Kendra Chan                            26        F          Oxnard, CA

Adrian Dahood-Fritz                40        F          Sacramento, CA

Justin Carroll Dignam               58        M         Anaheim, CA

Berenice Felipe                                    16        F          Santa Cruz, CA

Lisa Fiedler                              52        F          Mill Valley, CA

Kristina "Kristy" Finstad          41        F          Santa Cruz, CA

Andrew Fritz                            40        M         Sacramento, CA

Daniel Garcia                           46        M         Berkeley, CA

Marybeth Guiney                     51        F          Santa Monica, CA

Yuko Hatano                           39        F          San Jose, CA

Yulia Krashennaya                   40        F          Berkeley, CA

Alexandra Kurtz                       26        F          Santa Barbara, CA

Xiang Lin                                 45        F          Fremont, CA

Caroline McLaughlin                35        F          Oakland, CA

Charles McIlvain                      44        M         Santa Monica, CA

Kaustubh Nirmal                      33        M         Stamford, CT

Sanjeeri DeoPujari (Nirmal)     31        F          Stamford, CT

Angela Rose Quitasol               28        F          Stockton, CA

Evan Michel Quitasol               37        F          Stockton, CA

Nicole Storm Quitasol              31        F          Imperial Beach, CA

Michael Quitasol                      62        M         Stockton, CA 

Steven Salika                            55        M         Santa Cruz, CA

Tia Salika-Adamic                    17        F          Santa Cruz, CA

Sumil Sandhu                            45        M         Half Moon Bay, CA

Fernisa Sison                            57        F          Stockton, CA

Ted Strom                                62        M         Germantown, TN

Kristian Takvam                      34        M         San Francisco, CA

Wei Tan                                  26        F          Goleta, CA