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Ehud Krauss
July 15, 1946 - Oct. 15, 2016
Palo Alto, CA

Tags: teacher/educator

Ehud Krauss, 70, beloved Palo Alto dance teacher, Founder and Artistic Director of Zohar School of Dance passed away at his home on October 15, 2016. Ehud Krauss was born and raised on a Kibbutz in Israel. Ehud was a member of the Israeli Olympic Volleyball team when a back injury led him to discover his passion for dance. Ehud studied dance with Alvin Ailey, Martha Graham, Robert Joffrey, Gus ...

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Mary Elizabeth Rapp
Feb. 6, 1924 - Oct. 15, 2016
Menlo Park, California
On October 15, 2016, Mary Elizabeth (McDonald) Rapp passed away peacefully at the age of 92 at home surrounded by family. Mary, with her husband of 52 years Thomas Hilton Rapp (deceased), raised her family and lived most of her life in Menlo Park, California. In 2015, when her health began to decline, she moved to her daughter and son-In-law’s home in Monmouth, Oregon. Mary was a strong and u...

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Helen Chenn
Nov. 29, 1924 - Oct. 14, 2016
Logan, Utah

Tags: business

Helen Chenn, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 14, 2016, at home in Logan, Utah. She was born November 29, 1924, in Shanghai, China, Chen Hai-Han. Helen resided in the San Francisco Bay Area for 47 years, living in Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Foster City, California, prior to moving to Logan, Utah in 2010. She graduated from the University of Shanghai in 1949 with ...

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Louis Ramos
Jan. 1, 1924 - Oct. 12, 2016
Cupertino, California

Tags: veteran

Louis E. Ramos "Lou," passed away on Oct. 12 at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, after five courageous years battling multiple cancers. He was born Jan. 1, 1924, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Frank and Eugenie Rousset Ramos He is preceded in death by siblings Paul Ramos and Marie Ramos. He graduated from Jesuit High School and Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...

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Robert Leland Moore
July 26, 1944 - Oct. 11, 2016
Springfield, MO

Tags: arts/media

Bob Moore received a B.A. in History from Stanford University in 1966 and also completed his M.A. at Stanford in Communications. He began his career as a partner in Veriation Films of Palo Alto, California. Bob produced and directed a number of award-winning documentaries and educational films between 1970-1990. As the Silicon Valley evolved in Northern California in the 1980s and 90s, Bob also ex...

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Sheila Gordon Zipf
Nov. 22, 1932 - Oct. 11, 2016
Portola Valley, California
Sheila Mary Murray Gordon Zipf was born November 22, 1932, in Detroit, Michigan, to Isabella Ritchie Gordon and William Gordon. She lived in Detroit for most of her childhood except for one year when she and her mother lived in Scotland with her grandparents during the Great Depression. After high school, she attended the University of Michigan and was the first to go to college in her family. ...

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John Paul Martin
March 25, 1945 - Oct. 7, 2016
Menlo Park, San Mateo, California
John Paul Martin Jr., 71, passed away on October 7, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 25, 1945, in Hudson, NY, to John Paul Martin Sr. and Virginia Grossman Martin. He attended grade school at St. Mary’s Academy, later graduating from St. Bridget’s Academy in Richmond, VA. He was a 1962 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, NY, and also a graduate of t...

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Joan Lenore Winsor
Jan. 3, 1941 - Oct. 5, 2016
Palo Alto, California

Tags: arts/media, teacher/educator

Joan Winsor, a Palo Alto native and long-time resident, passed way on Oct. 5. She was a speech therapist in the Palo Alto Unified School District. Joan was active in the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, the Palo Alto Community Theatre and West Bay Opera. She sang and traveled with a choir that performed the Woman’s Vocal Orchestra of Sumatra, wrote an operetta that was performed by Palo Alto scho...

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Thomas J. Harley, Jr.
Jan. 31, 1929 - Oct. 5, 2016
Palo Alto, California

Tags: veteran, business

Thomas Joseph Harley, Jr. died on Oct. 5 in Palo Alto, California, at 87 years old. He died peacefully at home with his family. He was born in Philadelphia to Thomas Joseph Harley, Sr. and Margaret (Ritsert) Harley. He is preceded in death by his sister Jeanne (Harley) Stilwill of Spring Hill, Florida. Tom graduated from Northeast High School in Philadelphia in 1946 and from the University of P...

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Paul Franklin Garrett
Sept. 17, 1923 - Oct. 1, 2016
Palo Alto, California

Tags: veteran, business, public service

A resident of Palo Alto for sixty-five years, Paul passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 93. His last wish was to spend his remaining days at the home he and his wife of seventy years, Jean, built for their retirement years. Thanks to Jean and his wonderful caregivers, he got his wish fulfilled. Paul was born in Oklahoma, and it was there that he enlisted during World War II. He ser...

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Leonard Goldberg MD
Jan. 13, 1933` - Oct. 1, 2016
Mountain View, California
Dr. Leonard Goldberg died peacefully at home in Mountain View on Oct. 1. He will be remembered with great love by his family, friends and colleagues. His patients knew him as a skilled and compassionate physician. Leonard practiced Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease at the Sunnyvale Medical Clinic (PAMF) and El Camino Hospital for 25 years. He was one of few doctors who treated people with H...

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V. Gopala Krishna Reddi
May 11, 1933 - Sept. 29, 2016
Mountain View, California
In Memory of Venumbaka Gopala Krishna Reddi Dr. Venumbaka Gopala Krishna Reddi died on the morning of Thursday, September 29th, 2016 in Vancouver, Washington. He was 83. Dr. Reddi was born the eldest child of Sankara Reddy and Vemuru Venkamma in the village of Annamedu in Andhra Pradesh, India. He was raised in the nearby village of Jarugumalli. After studying at the College of Enginee...

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Virginia (Ginny) Daly
Dec. 21, 1925 - Sept. 28, 2016
Cupertino, CA
Virginia Daly, a native Californian and longtime resident of Saratoga and Cupertino California, passed away on Sept. 28, 2016. She was a beloved mother of four children and a career immunologist at Stanford Hospital. Virginia spent the past eleven years of her life in a nursing home with dementia....

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Barbara Bunting
Jan. 23, 1911 - Sept. 27, 2016
San Francisco, California

Tags: public service

Barbara was born in Palo Alto, California, on Jan. 23, 1911, and passed away of natural causes peacefully at home, just shy of her 106th birthday. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Edith Parkinson and the younger sister of Frances Shaw (deceased) and Elizabeth Talt (deceased). Barbara was raised on The Alameda in San Jose when it was just a small town in the Santa Clara Valley, Silic...

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Michele Esther Turner
Oct. 28, 1965 - Sept. 26, 2016
Berkeley, California

Tags: arts/media

On Monday morning, September 26th, with the sun rising and the birds singing, Michele Esther (Nelson) Turner, passed away in her sleep. Her last few days were spent in the family home in Palo Alto, lovingly cared for by family and closest friends, with her husband Scott and their daughters Mia and Emeline tenderly by her side. Her parents, sister, cousin and niece sang her lullabies.  Although a ...

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Lillian (Tibby) Simon
May 10, 1918 - Sept. 26, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Tibby Simon was a resident of Palo Alto since 1950. She was born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, on her grandmother's farm. She worked at Stanford for 40 years in various positions. She was a longtime supporter of the Audubon Society and a gift may be made in her name to them. Tibby is survived by her daughter Joyce Doran of New Zealand; son Rob Simon of San Rafael, California; grandchildren...

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