BLOM, Byron Darryl (1940-1973) [SS#570-52-3491], University of California Santa Barbara graduate student killed by an accidental fall into the ocean on Santa Cruz Island on April 29, 1973. He had been staying at the U.C. Santa Cruz Island Reserve Field Station for his research and working alone. His body was found weeks later off the southern coast of the island. He was 32 years old. Blom was buried in Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.