Jeanne LeFevre Hauser’s life came peacefully to an end on February 28, 2021 at the age of 99 years old. Born and raised in Schenectady, New York, she was proud of being a New Yorker and her Huguenot heritage. Jeanne came to California in 1948 to work in the television industry in San Francisco. She married Jack Raymond Hauser and moved with their two children to Palo Alto in 1956. Jeanne wa...
Therese "Terry" Luke Hamilton, - a long-time resident of Atherton, and Redwood City California - passed away peacefully on February 26th, 2021. In the comfort of her home, while surrounded by her family, Terry shed the weight of this world she loved, and stepped into her Lord's promised, vibrant, and eternal kingdom – she was 87 years old.
Terry is survived by Ed - her husband of nearly 66 ye...
Bruce E. Crocker
Nov. 21, 1942 - Feb. 22, 2021
Palo Alto, California
Bruce Crocker passed away in Palo Alto on February 22, 2021 due to complications sustained over the past decade from cancer radiation treatments in 2009.
Born on November 21, 1942 in Greensburg, PA, Bruce was the son of John and Madeline Crocker. He spent his formative years in Glens Falls, NY and Needham, MA and later moved to Houston, TX where he attended Spring Branch High School. He was a...
Mary Alice Byrne
April 30, 1926 - Feb. 21, 2021
Portola Valley, CA
Mary Alice Byrne passed away peacefully at the age of 94, after a long life filled with family, friends, love and laughter. Mary Alice is survived by her children, John Martin Byrne (Donna), William Mark Byrne (Terri) and Bernadette Byrne; nieces Patricia Byrne and Kathy Byrne, Regina Porter, nephew Courtney Porter Jr.; adored grandchildren Shannon, Brandon, Nicholas, and Katie Byrne, as well as ...
Michael Collins Patrick (Mike) Brown, the recently retired Director of Communications for the Archdiocese of San Francisco, died peacefully at home on Sunday following a long battle with cancer. He was 73.
Mike served as Associate Editor of Catholic San Francisco, the Archdiocesan weekly, and worked closely with the archbishop and the 93 parishes of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, capping off...
Remembering Joe Mandell
Joe Mandell was born across the street from his future wife, Marion Bruskin, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. They attended the same junior high and high school and university. (Joe was well known for arguing with the high school chemistry teacher, and he was usually right!) He and Marion became a couple during college at Rutgers and married in 1951 after she finished her B...
John was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Biology from the University of Texas at Austin and later went on to complete his Masters of Science in Geology at San Jose State University. John worked as a Geologist for 37 years with the majority at the USGS in Menlo Park. John was a voracious reader in his lifetime; he loved his books ...
Jan. 13, 1936 - Feb. 14, 2021
PETERSHAM - Emily Arnold of Petersham, Massachusetts died on the morning of February 14, 2021 at the age of 85. She was born in Palo Alto, California on January 13, 1936 to Tom and Fanny Arnold. She is remembered as a social butterfly, generous and kind to all.
Emily was a beloved member of the Petersham community, serving on boards at the Petersham Art Center and Petersham Memorial Library, as...
Ronald Jay Sax
Jan. 2, 1933 - Feb. 13, 2021
Palo Alto, California
Ronald Jay Sax passed away peacefully on February 13, 2021 after thankfully short battles with Parkinson’s Disease and cancer. Born and raised in Benton Harbor, Michigan, he hadn’t traveled farther than Chicago until he joined the Air Force in 1952. His four years in the Air Force took him around the United States and to Japan, setting off a series of fateful events. After his service, he retu...
Remo Dominic Ferrari
Remo (Ray) Dominic Ferrari age 91, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 10th at his home in Woodside, California surrounded by his loving family. Ray was born on October 21, 1929 in Aulla, Italy to Carlo and Stella Ferrari. The family migrated to San Francisco in 1936.
Ray attended Sacred Heart High School where he met Virginia Flocchini. Ray and Virginia marr...
Malcolm Hardy Dudley
Sept. 11, 1932 - Feb. 10, 2021
veteran, business, public service
Malcolm Hardy Dudley, former Mayor of Atherton, businessman, naval captain and musician, died peacefully on February 10, at home in Atherton with Cosette Dudley, his wife of 67 years, and his two daughters, Lynette Stebing and Virginia Rock. He will be remembered for his love of family and extended circle of friends, his generosity, kindness, and engaging character. Malcolm greeted people with a ...
RUTH ANN FREDKIN SEILER - Passed away peacefully February 9, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. She was born November 7, 1929, to Eva Kaplan Fredkin and Perry Fredkin, in Oakland and raised in San Jose. Ruthie is survived by her loving family, daughter, Carol Seiler Roberts, son Richard Seiler and his wife Susan. Devoted grandmother to Cory Roberts, Mark Roberts and his wife, Fereshta, Matth...
Darrell D. Dorfmeier, 70, a life-long resident of Menlo Park, died Friday, February 5th, following a brief hospitalization at Stanford Hospital, in Palo Alto.
Born on 23 April 1950 in Palo Alto, California, Darrell was the youngest son of Donald and Barbara Dorfmeier who taught at Menlo-Atherton and Woodside High Schools. His mother was a beloved art teacher at Menlo Atherton High. His father...
Jan. 27, 1936 - Feb. 2, 2021
Menlo Park, CA
teacher/educator, public service
Darla Marlene Tupper had her 85th birthday January 27, 2021. She slipped away February 2. Loving memories of Darla's life, of her family and friends, surround her. She passed away after declining months and days living at the Silverado Memory Care Community of Belmont Hills.
Darla is survived by Ruthe Tyson, who shared their Menlo Park home for 45 years and their Lake Tahoe home for 53 years. D...
Aug. 13, 1939 - Jan. 31, 2021
Palo Alto, California
Alex Spiridon passed peacefully on January 31st. He was afflicted with Parkinson’s for over 20 years and Lewy Body Dementia for 6 years. His strong-willed spirit never gave up, a tenet demonstrated throughout his entire life.
Alex was born on August 13th, 1939 in Aleppo, Syria where his father was stationed in the French military. Family and religion were staples throughout his life beginnin...
Our beloved Charlene passed away on January 30, 2021, at home comforted by family. She leaves behind her daughters Nora, Jane Paolucci (Andrew), four sons: Philip (Linda), Matthew (Michelle), James, Tom (Catherine), 15 grandchildren: Heather (Dan), Peter (Anna), Thomas, Andrew (Patricia), Margaret, Katherine, Elizabeth, Madeline, Grace, Sofia, Laura Anne, William, Jack, George, Philip, one great-g...