Jan. 6, 1926 - Aug. 20, 2019
Portola Valley, California
Edward Ehelebe of Portola Valley passed away on August 20th at 93 ½. He was surrounded by family and friends.
Ed studied at the University of Oregon. He was a Merchant Marine with travels from New Guinea to the Philippines as well as ventures to Europe and South America. He was a late draftee to the Army and spent time in Paris where he met his wife of 63 years, Pam, in Paris. Ed worked at ...
Richard Stanley Chandler
April 14, 1955 – August 10, 2019
In Redwood City, surrounded by his loving mother, Carolyn Hartman, and his dog, Jersey. Son of Del Wayne Chandler and beloved big brother to Don Chandler and Kathleen Hartman-Felion and Uncle to Emily Chandler.
Rick is a longtime friend and coach to Peninsula youth for generations, changing their lives for the better with his calm ...
Roberta “Bobbie” Garland passed away peacefully following respiratory failure, surrounded by her loving family. She grew up in Pasadena, graduated from UC Berkeley in Fine Arts, and continued her interest and talents in the arts her entire life. Newly married to J. Jepson Garland, Bobbie worked at the Wind Tunnel at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (part of Cal Tech, our dad’s alma mater), then m...
Rita Francis Quarre
July 23, 1931 - Aug. 3, 2019
teacher/educator, public service
Rita passed away unexpectedly on August 3rd, 2019 in Kirkland, Washington, at the age of 88. It was a sunny, warm, beautiful day to match her personality.
Rita was born July 23rd, 1931 in Palo Alto, California to Richard and Theresa Bettini. She grew up in Los Altos and Menlo Park, California, graduating from Sequoia High School in Redwood City. She attended San Jose State University, graduating ...
Glenda peacefully completed her journey on Saturday, Aug. 3rd after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s hard to summarize a busy and fruitful life like hers in a few short paragraphs, but her relatives and friends will remember her as a vibrant person with strong opinions and an active intellect.
She was born in San Francisco in April 1936 and lived most of her life on the Peninsula...
Joan Rae Ferrari, a resident of Atherton since 1969, passed away on August 1st. She was 83 years old.
Joan was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and her family moved to California when she was a child. While attending Palo Alto High School, she met her soulmate and the love of her life, Clarence “Bud” Ferrari on a blind date. They fell madly in love and were inseparable from that moment on. Fol...
Heidi Anne Haskell, born on Jan 13, 1971 at Stanford Hospital, died peacefully while surrounded by family on July 29, 2019 at the Mission House in Redwood City. She is survived by her father, William Haskell of Portola Valley, older brother, Christopher Haskell of Orinda, younger twin sisters, Kimberly Haskell Newlin of Granite Bay and Merrily (Mimi) Haskell of Portola Valley, and her caregivers ...
Bert blessed his parents, Carmelita and Bertin Raymond Chabot Sr. with his birth on January 21, 1954 in Redwood City, California. Bert attended Woodside High School and was a longtime resident of Portola Valley. Sadly, and too soon, Bertin Raymond Chabot II, age 65, departed this life on July 28, 2019.
Bert touched the hearts of everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. He was a loyal fri...
John Thomas Reilly (aka: JR), a devoted son and brother, a loving and most wonderful husband, an exceptional Daddy, a fabulous family member, and a dear friend to many, passed away peacefully in his home the evening of July 26, just a few weeks shy of his 56th birthday and after bravely carrying on with life for nearly three years with Glioblastoma (brain tumor). We are beyond proud of Our JR.
Van Roy Southworth, a resident of Palo Alto, died on July 23 surrounded by his family. He was 70 years old.
Roy was born in Olympia, Washington, on June 10, 1949, to Harry Augustus and Georgiana Southworth. Along with his older sister, Kay, he was raised in Yelm, Washington. Roy earned a BA from Washington State University in Economics in 1971 and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society. ...
May 25, 1923 - July 22, 2019
GARY GERARD. Born May 25, 1923 and died July 22, 2019.
Man of mystery and ‘bon vivant’, Gary Gerard was fluent in eight languages, a gourmet and warm host, a fervent Democrat with a fierce sense of justice — a memorable man whom people met once and never forgot.
Gary died on July 22, 2019, at home in Emeryville, CA at age 96 of natural causes.
Born on May 25, 1923, as Gerhard Aufle...
Edward Scott Brugge
Aug. 5, 1919 - July 18, 2019
Menlo Park, California
veteran, public service
Edward Scott Brugge, age 99 - about 2 weeks shy of his 100th birthday, a resident of Menlo Park for 57 years, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 surrounded by his adoring family and caregivers.
Ed was the loving and devoted husband of Anna for over 71 years.
Ed was born August 5, 1919 to the late Edward L. and Pearl L. (Simonds) Brugge in San Francisco, California. He was the oldest son...
Judith Anne Roche Lucier, 84, a devoted Catholic and 30-year resident of Menlo Park, died July 17, 2019. Judy was born June 3, 1935, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She grew up in San Francisco where she attended St. Monica School, Presentation High School, and Lone Mountain College for Women. She joined Levi Strauss and Company as a clerk in 1958 where she met her husband of 57 years, Jack Lucier. I...
Dec. 18, 1951 - July 13, 2019
Palo Alto, California
Barbara Ellis Jones, 67, passed away on July 13, 2019, after a short battle with aggressive lung cancer. She left us peacefully, with a view of her beautiful Palo Alto garden, her children holding her hands.
The oldest of five, Barb grew up in St. Louis. At Georgetown University, she earned a BA in Sociology with a minor in Economics. After raising her three kids in Palo Alto and Nantucket, Ma...
March 22, 1929 - July 11, 2019
We lost Nancy Clark on July 11, 2019. A great sense of humor and a kind and loving heart served her well in her 90 years on this planet, and boy are her kids sorry to see her go. Tom, Andy, Charlie and Sue feel lucky to have her as their mom. Born on March 22, 1929, in Wisconsin, she and her brother, Urb, lost their dad in a tragic accident when they were babies, but her mother, Mabelle Schreiner,...
1941 - July 10, 2019
Mountain View, California
Jane Marie Gibson (Herrmann), of Mountain View, passed away on July 10, 2019 from pneumonia.
Jane graduated from Palo Alto High School (Class of 1959) and Foothill College. She spent her career working as a Pediatric Medical Assistant. Jane also spent many years volunteering with the Children’s Home Society Adoption Agency.
Jane was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. The first patient...
Henry Dure Bullock of Palo Alto passed unexpectedly in his sleep on July 9, 2019. He lived his life to the fullest, building a successful commercial real estate company, prioritizing his family and friends, traveling the world, and always ready to celebrate with a glass of wine.
Henry grew up in Akron, Ohio. He graduated cum laude from Muskingum University, where he received a BA in Philosophy ...