Noel Selby, born in Australia in 1936 and a resident of Balboa Island, died on Sept. 2, 2014.
He received his law degree from Melbourne University in 1956. Selby excelled in tennis, Aussie Rules football and cricket.
He retired from Xerox in 1995 after 30 years in the human resource recruiting department. Selby received a letter and plaque from former Sheriff Brad Gates for his over five years of service as a reserve deputy sheriff in the search and rescue unit.
Selby and his wife, Barbara, lived in Laguna Beach for more than 16 years. They moved to Balboa Island in December 2013.
Selby is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters Lisa (Tim) and Sarah (Mike); sister, Daphne in Australia; and stepchildren Angie, Chris, Sean and Mitzi. His best mate, Digger, an Australian Blue Heeler, preceded him in death on Aug. 28, 2014.Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
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