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Dr. Edgar George DuCasse

September 15th, 1943 - May 17th, 2024

Dr. Edgar George DuCasse, Professor Emeritus from Pace University, New York City. passed away on May 17, 2024 surrounded by his family. 

Edgar is survived by his wife Rebecca, his daughter Wendy and his grandson James. 

Dr. DuCasse retired and relocated to Santa Barbara in 2020. 


A visitation will be held on Thursday June 6, 2024 from 1:00-3:00 PM at McDermott-Crockett Mortuary Chapel, 2020 Chapala St. Santa Barbara, CA 93105. A Graveside service will be held on Friday June 7, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Santa Barbara Cemetery, 901 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 


Arrangements entrusted to McDermott-Crockett Mortuary 

We Entrusted Dr. Edgar DuCasse's Care To

McDermott-Crockett & Associates Mortuary

McDermott-Crockett & Associates Mortuary

Established in 1906, McDermott-Crockett Mortuary is Santa Barbara's oldest operating funeral home. It is housed in a historic chapel built in 1875, just younger than the Old Mission Santa Barbara. With over 118 years of dedicated service to the community, our mortuary is committed to providing full-service premier funeral care. Our compassionate and Spanish-speaking staff ensures effective communication and support during challenging times. McDermott-Crockett Mortuary caters to diverse cultural needs, offering multicultural funerals and preparation areas for incense burning, ritual washing, and a Tahara room. For those of the Jewish faith, we can arrange for a shomer.

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