- Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2010 04:38
- Written by Los Altos Town Crier
Longtime resident of Los Altos Hills and, more recently, Pilgrim Haven Retirement Community in Los Altos. Born to the Mognett family, early pioneers in Arizona. Came to California in 1924 and was employed by San Jose State University for many years. She was an avid gardener, featured many times with her late husband, Lester Brubaker, in Sunset Magazine. She loved hiking and travel with her daughter. Survived by son Terry Marsh, daughter Nancie Barker, stepdaughters Margaret Brubaker and Karen Nagel and grandchildren Cindy Monges, Jeffrey Nagel, Elizabeth Bundschu and Rebecca Hengehold. A memorial service has been held at Pilgrim Haven in the Memorial Building on January 11.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nature Conservancy would be greatly appreciated.