Ronnie, We miss you more than life itself! We are comforted knowing you are cared for, and at peace with God, Mom, and Dad. You fought your most difficult battle of life for four long months; we witnessed your strong will to live and bravery for family. We are a "Family Forever"; proud and honored to be your siblings. Just a week ago you expressed to us, you would never give up, and beat your canc...
Thomas Edwards Kirkbride died peacefully at home in the late evening of October 28, after a courageous year battling leukemia.
Born in Dover, New Hampshire, he was the only child of Joseph and Dee Kirkbride.
He graduated from Quincy (MASS) High School in 1949, and the University of New Hampshire in 1953, with an ROTC commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force in Germany. This w...
Robert Chilton Calfee
Jan. 26, 1933 - Oct. 24, 2014
public service, teacher/educator, veteran
Robert "Bob" C. Calfee died peacefully at the age of 81 in his Stanford home with family at his side. Bob was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He interrupted his studies at UCLA to serve in the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1957. He returned to UCLA, earning a B.S., M.A and Ph.D. (1963).
His distinguished academic career began at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1964-1969). From 1969 to 1998, Bo...
Winifred Jecker Steiner
Aug. 31, 1913 - Oct. 21, 2014
Portola Valley, California
public service, teacher/educator
Winifred “Wini” Gould Jecker Steiner
August 31, 1913 – October 21, 2014
"Wini" Steiner died peacefully in her sleep after visits from her family and friends.
Wini was born in England and emigrated with her family in 1920, eventually settling in Long Beach. Wini graduated from UC Berkeley in 1935 with a degree in English. There, she lived at International House, where she met Duroc Alber...
Woodrow C. ("Woody") Ersted passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2014, at the age of 97.
Woody was born on June 22, 1917, in Huron, South Dakota. After the South Dakota banking crisis of the mid-1920s, his family moved to Minneapolis. Woody received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1939 and went to work for Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing (now 3M).
Born in Cape Neddick, Maine on Oct. 29, 1949, Sarah Atwood Henderson Wiehe died from a heart attack on Oct. 20, 2014, while at her home in Palo Alto. Sarah was the daughter of artist and musician Elyot Henderson and community volunteer Sydney Elliot Henderson, and was raised with her elder brother Peter and younger sister Anne at their family's farmhouse in Cape Neddick, Maine. Sarah graduated wit...
James A. Hildebrand
Jan. 8, 1930 - Oct. 20, 2014
Foster City, California
public service, veteran
Jim died peacefully at home while his beloved wife, June, held his hand. He had bravely faced brain cancer.
Jim loved his family, traveling, serving the public through his legal work, golf and nature. He was a caring and supportive step-father and grandfather to June's children and grandchildren, and a loving uncle, brother and friend. He loved birds and was proud to help save the butterflies o...
Aug. 14, 1951 - Oct. 20, 2014
Mountain View, California
public service, veteran
Pete Hodges passed away on October 20 in Palo Alto due to complications from a stroke. He's survived by his two daughters Erika and Bohdi Hodges, his grandson Logan Hodges and his step-children Dustin Bishop, Angela Wicks and Tony Yazbeck. He's also survived and memorialized by anyone who has a yearning to learn and whomever stands fiercely by their personal moral code. Pete was an explorer, an in...
Mary Delta Carter Fought, 84, died October 20th 2014, surrounded by loved ones at her home of 54 years in Sky L'onda, California.
She was born March 8th, 1930, the third of four children born to Carroll and Catherine Carter in Seattle, WA, both of whom predeceased her in the mid 1950s.
Mary was educated in the Seattle public school system and later attended San Jose State College.
Marguerite C. (Marge) Malgoire, 94, passed away at home on October 19 after complications from surgery to repair a broken hip.
She was a long-time resident of Woodside. Her parents bought a small parcel of land there after spending summers camping at the creek behind what is now Woodside Elementary School.
As a young child, Marge and her siblings spent summers in Woodside. They slept in "...
David S. Nivison
Jan. 17, 1923 - Oct. 16, 2014
Los Altos, California
David S. Nivison, 91 years old, and a resident of Los Altos, California since 1952, died Oct. 16, 2014 at home. His neighbors had recently honored him as the “Mayor of Russell Ave., in recognition of 62 years of distinguished living” on that street.
He was born January 17, 1923 in Farmingdale, Maine. In 1944 he married Cornelia (Green), who died in 2008. He was the loving father of Louise Mc...