Yvonne led a beautiful life. She was strong and kind and fun-loving. She was a beloved wife, a loving and supportive mom and a devoted grandmother and great grandmother. She was also the woman whose door was open to everybody, especially during the Cocktail Hour… when fun conversation and laughter flowed freely. The Murray living room was where friends and family could always go for joy (and som...
Mary Lee Blackburn peacefully passed away October 7, 2020 with her life time love and husband Russell C Blackburn by her side. She was 87.
Born to John C Vallandingham and Margaret Bulmer Vallandingham in Richmond, Indiana, she graduated from Richmond High school as a scholar athlete. She cashiered at a grocery store, and then moved onto working as an accountant at Natco, where she met her belove...
William Carsillo passed away peacefully at his home on September 28 surrounded by his family.
A native of the Peninsula, Bill graduated from Sequoia High School and from the University of Oregon before returning to the Bay Area to begin working in real estate. He later began a distinguished 46-year career in service to the US Department of the Navy, at first at San Bruno’s Western Division Na...
March 23, 1954 - Sept. 27, 2020
Lorna Wunderman Monroe of Monterey, gifted teacher, avid athlete, fierce friend, world traveler, loving mother, grandmother and wife, died Sunday, September 27th, after a year-long battle with breast cancer. She was 66 years old. Her keen intellect, unassuming manner, perpetual energy and uproarious laugh will forever inspire and be remembered by all in her wide circle of family and friends.
Bernetta, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away surrounded and comforted by family, at the age of 95 on September 25th, 2020. Bernetta was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1925, daughter of John and Mabel. In her early life, Bernetta enjoyed drawing, fashion and singing. She attended Central High in Kansas City and moved to La Mesa, California with her parents in 1943. Th...
Edna Lillian Parker was born on February 24, 1934 in Hillsboro, Texas. Her parents, Minnie and Mack Heath and her grandmother Mary King, raised her in the country of Hill County, Nathan Texas.
At the age of seven, her family and her cousin sister relocated to Cleburne, Texas where she attended grammar school.
In the late 1940’s Mother Parker’s family moved to Fort Worth Texas where she began...
Maggie was born and raised in Birmingham Alabama. She attended college and nursing school in Chicago and Minneapolis. In 1955 she joined her soon-to-be husband Andy in Japan where he was stationed in the Air Force. The following year their first son Reed was born and they returned to the USA to live in Sacramento. Twin boys Dennis and Neil and daughter Beth were born there as Maggie began her care...
Arthur A. Dugoni
June 29, 1925 - Sept. 23, 2020
Palo Alto, CA
veteran, teacher/educator, business, public service
Arthur Albert Dugoni, a retired orthodontist and dental educator, passed away on Sept. 23, 2020 at his home in Palo Alto, CA. He was 95.
Art was born in San Francisco, CA, on June 29, 1925, the oldest child of Italian immigrant parents, Arturo B. Dugoni and Orsolina (Bianco) Dugoni.
Art was valedictorian at St. James High School where he also excelled in track and basketball. In 1943, whil...
Oct. 17, 1939 - Sept. 22, 2020
Palo Alto, California
"I always wound up thinking about concepts in ways that I hadn't considered before,” typifies the common reaction of her students. Whether in a formal class or simple conversation, interactions with Judith Moss were always memorable and stimulating. Incisive, empathic, witty, and resolute, Judith was precise with every word choice, detailed in her researched preparation, and focused in her work,...
Pat Robinson, 88, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2020 in her home in Palo Alto, CA after a brief bout with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family and friends.
A Tooele, Utah native and longtime Californian, Pat was born June 27, 1932 to John and Jenny Lacey. The youngest of four siblings, Pat came late to the Lacey Party. She graduated from Tooele High School, earned a Bachelo...
Ruth Hammett was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and member of her community. She was as loyal to her family as she was to the charities to which she devoted her time, making a difference in the lives of everyone who knew her.
She passed away peacefully on Friday, September 18 in her Palo Alto home surrounded by family. She was 93 years old.
Ruth was born in 1927 in Hinsdale...
Our beloved Isabel was unexpectedly released from this life on September 14, 2020. Born in Palo Alto, CA, she graduated in 2017 with a high school diploma from Lydian Academy in Menlo Park, CA. She was excited to move away to college and, despite invisible disabilities, attended Chico State University. There she reveled in the untamed atmosphere, down-to-earth friends and natural beauty, eventu...
Dec. 24, 1943 - Sept. 12, 2020
Robert Rosado died peacefully on September 12, 2020 at his home in Davis, with his family surrounding him. The cause was a rare and aggressive form of bladder cancer. Along with his wife, Judith, and son Adam, he lived for many years in Mountain View before moving to Davis in 2014.
Robert was one of eight children born to Lydia and Miguel Rosado in Ponce, Puerto Rico on December 24th, 1943. Hi...
Marz John Garcia
Feb. 16, 1937 - Sept. 8, 2020
Menlo Park, California
veteran, business, public service
Marz J. Garcia, beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend to so many, died of complications stemming from a head injury at the age of 83 on September 8, 2020. He was the third of five brothers born to Francisco and Mariana Garcia in the Bronx, New York. He lived a unique story and left behind a multitude of friends and family whose lives he had deeply impacted.
He lifted hi...
David Kreutner, beloved father, grandfather, and brother, died at the age of 79 on September 7, 2020. He was the first child born to Ben and Marie Kreutner in Waterloo, Iowa on March 1, 1941. Dave was the oldest of seven children and spent his childhood working on the family farm in Atkins, Iowa. He was always proud to call himself an “Iowa Farm Boy.”
He sought adventure as soon as h...