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Barney Young Lim
Aug. 4, 1954 - Nov. 10, 2014
Portola Valley, California

Barney Lim was born in Rochester, MN, to Dr. Richard and Catherine Lim on August 4, 1954, and he was the second of nine children. His family lived in Winnipeg, Canada, before relocating to Santa Barbara. Barney graduated with honors from UC Davis and received his Doctorate in Dentistry from UCLA. After graduating from UCLA, Dr. Lim attended the periodontal residency at the University of Washington. Dr. Lim had the distinction of being one of the first periodontists in California to receive implant training from Dr. P.I. Branemark, inventor of the modern day dental implant. Dr. Lim was a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the California Society of Periodontists, the Mid-Peninsula Dental Society, the California Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. In addition, Dr. Lim previously held faculty positions at UCLA Dental School and UCSF Dental School. Dr. Lim practiced periodontics in Menlo Park for 26 years. Barney was a gifted athlete and outdoorsmen who spent many happy hours climbing the hills to Skyline on one of his beloved bicycles. He loved skiing, backpacking in the Sierras, and played USTA tennis every seaso...

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Patrick C. Suppes
March 17, 1922 - Nov. 17, 2014 Stanford, California

Dr. Patrick Colonel Suppes, the Lucie Stern Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Stanford University, died peacefully in his campus home surrounded by family on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. He was 92. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on March 17, 1922, Pat quickly distinguished himself as a gifted and charming ...

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Louis B. Kavanau
Feb. 18, 1931 - Nov. 14, 2014 Palo Alto, California

Louis Kavanau -- beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend -- died peacefully on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Lou was born in New York City on Feb. 18, 1931, attended New York City schools and graduated from the City College of New York. He later earned an MBA from Fairleigh Dickenson University...

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Steve Freese
June 3, 1948 - Nov. 12, 2014 San Juan Capistrano, California

Steve Freese was born on June 3, 1948, and died on Nov. 12, 2014 from complications due to lung cancer. His wife, Laura Smyth Freese, and daughters, Corine Freese, Shauna Freese and Alexa Freese Wiley were by his side, along with other friends and relatives. He grew up in Palo Alto, attending Cre...

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Philip G. Hodge
Nov. 9, 1920 - Nov. 11, 2014 Palo Alto, California

Professor Philip G. Hodge Jr., member of the National Academy of Engineering and recipient of numerous awards in his field, died peacefully on Nov. 11, 2014 in Sunnyvale, California, with his daughter and granddaughter by his side. Professor Hodge was a key contributor to plasticity theory and publi...

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