Ruth Beahrs Spangenberg, 92, co-founder of the Committee for Green Foothills and a longtime contributor to the Palo Alto school system, died Oct. 30. "We're all here to help each other. That's my one philosophy," Spangenberg believed. "There's no such thing as coincidence. If one door closes, be ready for another to open."
Read more about Ruth Spangenberg in Lasting Memories.