Below are some obituary resources you may find helpful to your research:
Some local libraries will perform lookups:
ANAHEIM PUBLIC LIBRARYhttp://www.anaheim.net/comm_svc/apl/index.htm
SANTA ANA PUBLIC LIBRARYhttp://www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us/library/research/newssearch.as...
The local newspaper is the Orange County Register. You can search their archives from 1987-Present:http://www.ocregister.com/archive/
For copies of obits before 1986 contact one of the look-up volunteers at the RAOGK for “Orange County” or “ALL” (for all counties) on the RAOGK look-up page.http://www.raogk.org/californ.htmhttp://www.rootsweb.com/~caorange/lookup.htmhttp://www.rootsweb.com/~caorange/resource.htmhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~obitl/volca.html
Southern California Obituary Resource Projecthttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~socalobituaries/ind...
Can’t find a researcher to do your look-up? Do your own look-up. Request an interlibrary loan through your local library for the newspaper on microfilm.