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Publisher/boat show producer dies

Teresa Ybarra McIntosh, co-publisher of Boating World Magazine, Sea Magazine, The Log Newspaper and Editor & Publisher Magazine, and co-producer of the Newport (Calif.) Boat Show and the Lido Yacht Expo, died Oct. 11 at her home in Newport Beach after a battle with cancer. She was 69.

McIntosh was half of a remarkably successful and long-lasting business partnership and marriage. Teresa and Duncan McIntosh were business partners for 32 years — founding the Irvine-based Duncan McIntosh Co. — and husband and wife for 26 years.

As an employer, she took the time to get to know the people who worked for her, learned what their goals were and found out what they were good at. She gave many young staff members their first big break, and they returned the favor by excelling in their new responsibilities and participating in the company’s growth as long-term employees.

As a result, the Duncan McIntosh Co. today has a core staff of intensely loyal personnel, one-fifth of whom have worked for the company 15 years or more.

McIntosh is survived by her husband, Duncan; her sisters, Melinda Ybarra Truax and Irene Ochoa; her brothers, Tony Ybarra and Eddie Marchan; 14 nieces and nephews; 18 grandnieces and grandnephews; and Duncan’s children, Scott McIntosh, Michelle Murray and Steve Banta. She is also survived by her godchildren, Melinda’s sons Matthew and Michael Truax.

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Balboa Pavilion.

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