Obituary Search Request Form

Obituary Searches

  • The San Francisco Main Library provides a free, five (5) per month, obituary search service.

  • We perform searches for persons whose obituary appeared in San Francisco newspapers.

  • We cannot guarantee that we will find the information you request.

  • To submit a request by mail, you can print this page, complete the Obituary Search Request Form, include a self addressed-stamped envelope, and mail to:

    Obituary Requests
    Magazines and Newspapers Center
    San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102

Helpful Hints

Please allow 2-4 weeks for us to respond to your request.