Elmer Joseph Reist,
, 92, a Menlo Park resident who was inducted into SRI International's Hall of Fame for his work synthesizing antivirals and anti-cancer drugs, died on Feb. 13; Alice Rockwood Bethke
, 84, a former longtime Palo Alto resident who volunteered in local schools after retiring as supervisor of the Santa Clara School District children's libraries, died on March 6; Barbara A. Ringham
, 90, an Atherton resident who dedicated her life to raising her children and was known for her many talents, including flying planes, baking wedding cakes and sewing, died on March 6; Paula Luna
, 97, a Mountain View resident who worked as a private caregiver for local seniors after her retirement as a community outreach coordinator for the city of Mountain View and case load manager for the County of Santa Clara Department of Social Services, died Feb. 12.