Two Laguna Beach residents were among the eight victims killed in a shooting spree at Salon Meritage in Seal Beach on Oct. 12.
Scott Evans Dekraai, of Huntington Beach, was charged Oct. 14 with eight felony counts of special-circumstance first-degree murder and one felony count of attempted murder. The rampage is the worst massacre in Orange County history.
Among the first killed that day was salon owner Randy Fannin, 63, of Laguna Beach. Witnesses reported Dekraai first shot his ex-wife, her client, then Fannin.
Fannin opened the business almost 10 years ago with his wife, Sandy. They stayed in Laguna Beach for half of the week, and returned to their home in Murrieta on Saturdays before heading back to Seal Beach on Wednesdays.
The pair loved to travel, said Ross Vacca, Fannin's neighbor at his Murrieta home. The Fannins visited Tuscany, Italy, three years ago, and Randy Fannin just returned from Myrtle Beach a couple of weeks ago.