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'Fazzino farewell packs Palo Alto pantheon'

Original post made on Nov 9, 2012

Palo Alto's political luminaries, activists and residents packed into St. Albert the Great Church Thursday afternoon to celebrate the life and mourn the loss of Gary Fazzino, a former mayor whose encyclopedic knowledge and unconditional love for the city have become the stuff of local legend.

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Posted by Carroll Harrington
a resident of Community Center
on Nov 9, 2012 at 2:25 pm

Gennady, thank you for capturing the afternoon. I want to add one more bit: I was one of the last to leave the reception at Lucie Stern. I could not take my eyes off of his absolutely darling twins sitting on the floor leaning up against the wall as their teacher's aide read to them. This plus the photo montage on television monitors captured my full attention, and I just wanted to absorb them and didn't need to talk to a lot of wonderful people who were there. Hmmmm, "wonderful people" was one of Mary Davey's favorite phrases. You can bet Gary and Mary are organizing heaven!