Naomi K. Carroll passed away suddenly on September 29, 2022 at 96 years old. She was a long time resident of Carpinteria, CA. Naomi was born in San Bernardino, CA on October 19 1925 to Helen Berry Fitch and Harry Fitch. An only child, growing up, she was surrounded by aunts, uncles, and cousins. In 1945, she married Melvin L. Carroll, starting a family,they had 2 sons, Rodney and Steven. Naomi’s husband and sons predeceased her. After Melvin’s death, Naomi enrolled at UCSB and graduated obtaining her B.A. degree in English and was on the Dean’s List. After graduation, she applied at the County of Santa Barbara and was immediately employed with the County Probation Department as supervisor of the Word Processing Unit. After retirement in 1994, she commenced writing short stories and enjoyed other hobbies. Naomi was interred near her husband and sons in Carpinteria Cemetery.