Owen O'Connor
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Owen O'Connor San Diego Owen O'Connor, a former teacher and long-time Encinitas School District Principal, died May 3 after a brave battle with cancer. He had just turned seventy-two years old.In addition to being a principal, Owen was a supervising teacher for several years for candidates at San Diego State University San Marcos. An avid golfer, Owen spent many of his retirement days on the links with Wendy and their many friends. Owen was beloved by all his family, as well as those he knew in the school district and beyond. His family gathered to be by his side as he sadly succumbed to his illness. He is survived by his devoted love, Wendy, his daughter, Lindsey, his brother, Jim, and his sister, Carol. A sweet and caring man, Owen, you will be terribly missed. We all loved you so. May 3, 2020

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Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on May 13, 2020.
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June 5, 2020
So very sorry. Owen was such a nice person always. Grew up knowing him. RIP my friend
Katie Guthrie
Katie Guthrie
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May 15, 2020
Owen was a great neighbor for many years on Kershawn Place and also had a beautiful golf swing! One of the good guys. Youll be missed by many. Pat and Skip Wilber
Pat and Skip Wilber
Friend
May 13, 2020
I worked with Owen for 12 years in the Encinitas Union School District. Owen was always smiling, a compassionate colleague, and a knowledgeable educator who had a love for his students and staff. He was fun to work with and I'm sure there will be many, many people who will miss that smile and his kind words. My sympathy goes out to his family. I will always remember Owen fondly.
Bonita Drolet
Coworker
May 13, 2020
I taught with Owen in Escondido. Great guy. I'm sorry for your loss. We lost a great educator.
Alan Brown
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