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Barbara Yturralde Mandas, 77, born on October 16, 1939, in Provo, Utah, passed away May 3, 2017. She resided in Long Beach, California, at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Cypress, California. Barbara Yturralde Mandas; 1939-2017. A strong Basque woman, kind and thoughtful friend, and a loving mother passed on Wednesday, May 4, 2017. Barbara will be remembered as a voice for the less fortunate and an advocate for the homeless, and for her political activism and unwavering commitment to peace. She was an artist and a teacher and an inspiration to so many and will be greatly missed. She leaves behind her children, Victoria O'Keefe and husband John, Deborah Knopfler, and James Mandas, Jr. and wife Laura; her brother Arthur Yturralde; grandchildren Jonathan, Joy, Rachel, Robert, Kayla, and Connor; and great grandchildren Michael, Emily, Jordan and Ryan. Interment will be private. Memorial service will be on Saturday, May 13 at noon at Parkers Lighthouse.