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In loving memory of Melinda Bullock Squibb.

With heavy hearts, we bid farewell to a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Melinda Bullock Squibb, who departed from this world on May 22, 2024. She passed away peacefully, leaving behind cherished memories that will forever remain etched in the hearts of all who knew her.

Born Sept. 15, 1950, Melinda lived a life marked by her unwavering kindness, compassion and zest for life. She touched the lives of many with her warmth, generosity and gentle spirit. Melinda was a matriarch like no other, whose presence lit up the room and whose laughter was contagious. Throughout her journey, Melinda embraced life with resilience and optimism, facing challenges with grace and determination. She was known for her fierce dedication to her family, her intellectual curiosity, academic endeavors and her love of traveling. Her thirst for knowledge and exploration inspired those around her to delve deeper into the wonders of the world.

Born in Central California, Melinda lived in Canada during college before settling back into Southern California to start her family and career. She was an ardent supporter of both the arts and educational institutions, having spent most of her career at the University of California. Melinda lived in San Diego, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara before retiring in Ohio to live with her family.

Melinda’s legacy of love and generosity will continue to live on through her children, grandchildren, siblings and friends, who were the center of her world. She was preceded in death by her beloved father, Robert William; her cherished mother, Genevieve Bullock; her sister, Barbara Teague; her brother, Robert Bruce Bullock; and her friend and ex-husband, Michael Squibb. She is survived by her sister, Jennifer Carver; her son, Daniel (Anna) Squibb; and her grandchildren, Amelia and Garrett Squibb.

She will be deeply missed but never forgotten. A celebration of Melinda’s life will be held Friday, May 31, 2024, from 4–6 p.m., at Newcomer Funeral Home, located at 3380 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio.

As we mourn the loss of Melinda Bullock Squibb, let us find solace in the memories we shared, knowing that she has found peace in the arms of eternity. May she rest in eternal peace, surrounded by the love she so freely gave during her time on Earth. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dayton Art Institute, a charity close to Melinda’s heart. Forever loved, Melinda will be remembered fondly, a treasured member of our lives. To share a memory of Melinda or leave a special message for her family, go online to


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