- Published on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 17:00
- Written by Los Altos Town Crier
Barbara A. Parker passed away peacefully on May 13, 2011 in Los Altos. She was 88. She is survived by her husband Jay; four children: Jeffery of Woodbridge, Va; David of Carmel; Gayle of Reno; Douglas of New Orleans, La; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Â Born in Billings, Montana on July 22, 1922, Barbara’s family moved to Seattle when she was a young girl, where she lived until moving to San Francisco in 1943. While in San Francisco, she met Jay, a U.S. Navy fighter pilot during WWII. They were wed in Sanford, Fl on Sep. 16, 1944 and moved back to Calif. in 1945. They have lived in Los Altos for the last 58 years. Barbara was an avid Giants and 49ers fan and loved to sew, paint and cook. She worked for Bank of America in Mtn. View for 20 years before retiring in 1980.Â A memorial service is pending.