Former Atherton resident Anna May (Leong) Duncan passed away June 14, 2014, at Stanford University Hospital. She was 92.
Her children Robert, Laura (Peter Bridges), Robin, and Scott (Helga) mourn her loss.
Anna May was born January 3, 1922, in Yuma, AZ., to Lee See and Ng Hook Leong. She is survived by her beloved brother, Dr. George Leong, his wife Helen and their two children. She was pre...
Dearly beloved Joyce Collier Scholpp passed peacefully in the home she was born in by a midwife in Palo Alto, California, passing on June 12, 2014. Joyce was 78 years old.
Her daughter, Susie Scholpp was by her side when she passed under Pathways Hospice care. Joyce was a "native Palo Alto girl," born and raised in Palo Alto all her life. Joyce married Forest Scholpp whom she met at a Stanford ...
Longtime Palo Alto resident Garnet G. Johnson died at home June 12, 2014, following a long struggle with vascular dementia. She was 76.
Born January 18, 1938, in Butler, South Dakota to Rollie Orlando and Gladys Faye (Mossman) Emch, Garnet was the third of five daughters. During her freshman year of high school, the family moved to Power, Montana, where she met Gale L. Johnson, who was drawn to...
Adam Frank Jaworski was born in Kaliz Poland on January 10, 1941, to Stefania Gorgon and Waclaw Jaworski, who both predeceased him. Adam leaves behind three loving sisters: Czeslawa Netka of Cerrito, Stasia Studzinski of San Jose and Lidia Jaworska of Redwood City.
Adam went to school at College of San Mateo, where he obtained his AA in Horticulture. A lover of sports, Adam received a scholarsh...
March 25, 1942 - June 10, 2014
Colorado Springs, CO
Joy Baldwin, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully and gracefully on the evening of June 10, surrounded by loved ones. Born Joyce Helen Aigner in 1942 in Oak Park, Illinois, she was the daughter of Alwin C. Aigner and Lois Baldwin Aigner, who are deceased. She was also predeceased by her brother David Baldwin Aigner.
Joy is survived by her husband, Wayne Clifford Record...
Clyde Carl De Benedetti passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at his home in Woodside. He is survived by his wife, Gaye; sister, Joan Hunt; sons, Tom (Trudy), Rick (Kerry); daughters, Cynthia and Linda (Jim) Boelsems; stepchildren, Christine Ebert and Dean (Elizabeth) Ebert.
He is also survived by grandchildren James (Stacy), Nicole (Tony) Silva, Miles (Beth) and Alan, Blake, Ashton...
Lenore Richter, a Palo Alto resident who was a beloved friend of many, died of heart failure at Stanford Hospital on June 9. She was 96.
A native of Worcester, Massachusetts, she was an avid gardener and voting registrar who had been active in the Democratic Party. When John F. Kennedy was elected President, she was thrilled to be among those invited to attend the inaugural ball.
She grew up...
Dec. 19, 1936 - June 8, 2014
Palo Alto, California
public service, business
Barbara Foster, a resident of Palo Alto for almost 50 years, died in her sleep on Sunday, June 8, at the age of 77. She was a loving wife and mother, an active contributor to community causes and a social connector for many circles of friends. Her passing is an unexpected loss to the many people who knew and loved her.
Born Barbara Ann Bachman on December 19, 1936, in Vancouver, Washington, she...
Alvin J. Menting
April 23, 1927 - June 8, 2014
Notre Dame, Indiana
Veteran United Airlines pilot "revered" father, grandfather and "favored" uncle, Alvin "Al" J. Menting died June 8, 2014, in Dujarie nursing facility at Holy Cross Village, Notre Dame, Indiana. He was 87 years old.
He is survived by his widow, Montel Hawkesworth Menting; four children, Tina Smith, Tony, Terri Setnick, Ted and seven grandchildren.
One of 12 children growing up on a dairy farm...
June 30, 1924 - June 6, 2014
Palo Alto, California
Bill Waters passed away on June 6 at the age of 89 years. He was married to Isabel Waters for almost 63 years.
Bill will be remembered by family and friends for his love of jazz music, painting and his cheerful sense of humor.
He briefly survived his beloved wife Isabel's passing on May 23, and is survived by his children Manson, Dan and Marie (Grady); grandchildren; great-grandchildren and...
Dec. 26, 1923 - June 5, 2014
Portola Valley, California
The Rev. Marylou McClure Taylor died on June 5, 2014, with her daughter and one of her sons by her side.
In 1923 she was born to Colonel Lowe Abeel McClure and Mary France McDermott in Oakland, and raised in Los Gatos, the 3rd generation of her family to reside in Northern California.
An avid Girl Scout, Marylou had a lifelong love of the outdoors, especially at her beloved Lake Tahoe. She...
Jean W. McFadden passed away unexpectedly on June 5....
Jan. 10, 1917 - June 4, 2014
Palo Alto, California
public service, veteran
Harry died peacefully after a brief illness on June 4, 2014. He was 97 years old and had lived in Palo Alto for 42 years.
Harry was born in Brooklyn, New York. He earned degrees in geology and paleontology from Brooklyn College and Columbia University and worked for several oil companies. Harry also served in the Air Force during WWII. Harry was married to Cecille Anisgard (who died in 2002) fo...
Kirstin Beach Chiasson passed away in Klamath Falls, Oregon, on June 4, 2014, from complications related to breast cancer. She was surrounded by her family and close friends.
Kirstin was born at Stanford Hospital March 11, 1970, and grew up in Palo Alto, attending Palo Alto High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from UC Santa Barbara, a master's degree and CCC-A from San Jose State Univers...
Susan (Suzy) Catherine McGlaughlin Kazul, a caring and compassionate nurse, loving mother, grandmother, wife and loyal friend, passed away peacefully in her home in Palo Alto, California, on Tuesday, June 3, at the age of 73. She was surrounded by her husband, three children and four sisters.
Born on August 5, 1940, Suzy was the second eldest of the seven children of Dr. Nicholas "Doyle" and Ch...
June 16, 1934 - May 30, 2014
An irreplaceable good husband, brother, father and grandfather, Williams Garrick Patterson, "Garry," died Friday, May 30, 2014, at Kaiser Fontana Medical Center after a brave struggle with acute leukemia. He was a couple of weeks short of 80 years old. Garry was a good, faithful, generous man and cared about his whole family. He always did the right thing, and everything he did, he did well. He wa...