SMITH, Sidney J

Sidney (Sid) Smith, 93, passed away on June 1, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hollywood, California to Willie & Annie Smith, Sid lived most of his life in California, enjoying the past 65 years in Santa Barbara. Sid served in the Army & stayed in the U.S. during World War II because they weren’t able to find a pair of boots in his correct shoe size when equipping him for his deployment, plus he could type, so was assigned to a desk job. …  He was named Santa Barbara Man of the Year, received an Honorary Doctorate from Westmont College, received Santa Barbara News Press’ Lifetime Achievement Award, & even wrote a book, “101 Questions to Ask Before Saying Yes to Marriage”, which was published in 6 languages. more

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