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Loren Nancarrow: September 27, 1953 – December 28, 2013

Loren Nancarrow: September 27, 1953 – December 28, 2013

The Nancarrow Project

Here I sit, 24 years old, writing my father’s obituary on his banged-up old macbook that boasts an array of cool stickers, including the kayaker symbol he also had tattooed on his right shoulder. ‘SUSIE’ was tattooed on his opposite side.  His stuff is all around me; a dad-scented sweatshirt across my lap, old photos of him with a big ol’ smile revealing his trademark diastema on the shelf to my right, his favorite headphones curled up on the table in front of me. But it’s not just his things that are here, he is here too.

Dad, we’re all going to be alright. We are at peace knowing you are now free. We miss you and love you forever and beyond.



September 27, 1953 – December 28, 2013

Loren Alan Nancarrow, longtime San Diego TV icon, organic gardener and conservationist, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at…

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TV Icon Loren Nancarrow has died

#SanDiego’s Loren Nancarrow has died


[trib_ndn vid=25480334]SAN DIEGO – We are deeply saddened to report that Loren Nancarrow has died at the age of 60.

He passed away shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening surrounded by his family.

Loren NancarrowLoren was diagnosed with stage III terminal brain cancer in early February 2013.

For more than 30 years, Loren Nancarrow educated and enlightened San Diego T.V. viewers with his vast knowledge of Earth and its climate on ABC 10 News, CBS 8 News, and more recently Fox 5 News.

Loren left an impression on everyone who crossed his path.

His blog, “The Nancarrow Project” was a way of sharing his journey with thousands of friends and supporters and despite going through intensive chemotherapy; he always kept the same personality that viewers fell in love with.

The Nancarrow family has been working with Scripps Health to establish a healing garden in Loren’s name to bring comfort…

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