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Philip Edward Berghausen Jr.
Oct. 13, 1946-Jan. 30, 2021
Portola Valley, California

Submitted by Sasha Berghausen

Philip Edward Berghausen Jr., 74, died on January 30, 2021 in Palo Alto, CA, of complications from kidney cancer. Peb, as he was affectionately known, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on October 13, 1946, to Philip Edward Berghausen, Sr., and Alma Louise Berghausen (nee Guckenberger). He is survived by two brothers, Thomas (Ann) and James (Eleanor), his children Alexander/”Sasha” (Sara) and Elizabeth Galla (Matthew), as well as his grandchildren Charles, Ellen and Jane Berghausen and Jonah, Justus and Jesse Galla. Peb was a gifted psychologist, a world traveler, and a car nut. He will be remembered for his charitable giving, endless curiosity, love of fun and silliness, and for being the best father and grandad he could be. In lieu of flowers, the family request that gifts in Philip’s memory be directed to Beech Acres Parenting Center, (, 6881 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230. A graveside remembrance and a Bay Area gathering will be held post-pandemic.

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From Coreen Boeding
Feb. 27, 2021
Phil was a dear and treasured friend. We met in graduate school, and his humor and wisdom were invaluable to me then and throughout my career. He included me in his infamous and frequent roadtrips across the country to visit family and friends, fo...
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