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Community Pulse - February 7, 2014


Roscoe Lee Fleming, Jr.

Roscoe Lee Fleming, Jr. of Franklin, Va., died on Monday, Jan. 20. He was the husband of June Fleming, a retired Palo Alto city manager.

The two lived together in Palo Alto, but later moved to Franklin, where he was a vibrant participant in the community prior to becoming ill. He served on the Franklin Municipal-John Beverly Rose Airport Board; the Franklin Public School's Book Buddy Program and was an active member of the High Street United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to High Street United Methodist Church (P.O. Box 218 Franklin, VA 23851); Claussen House (88 Vernon Street Oakland, CA 94610), a home for adults with developmental disabilities, where his daughter resides; or a charity of your choice.

Margaret Megredy Sloan

Margaret Megredy Sloan, a former Palo Alto resident, died on Jan. 24 at the age of 84. She was born Sept. 3, 1929, near Longton, Kan. She went on to earn a bachelor's degree from the University of Redlands and a master's degree from Boston University. She was a lover of music, art, nature and family.

She later worked as a textbook editor at Addison Wesley Publishers. She married Philip Sloan in 1975. They lived in Palo Alto, where he practiced at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic until his death in 1992.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, Floyd T. and Hazel Millard Megredy; sister, Virginia Kingsbury, and brother, Richard Megredy.

She is survived by her sister, Trudy Webster of Twin Falls, Idaho; brother, Robert Megredy of Los Angeles, Calif.; two stepsons, Robert Sloan of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Chris Sloan of Beaverton, Ore.; six grandchildren and 38 nieces and nephews.


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