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OBIT EdithLachenbruch

Nov. 4, 1927- Aug. 7, 2016

Edith B. Lachenbruch died on Sunday, August 7th surrounded by family in her Corvallis, Oregon home. She lived an engaged and thoughtful life. Those who knew her will take comfort thinking of the almost 89 years that she was able to be here as a living, helping, mindful, fulfilled, joyful person, and of their profound fortune to have been with her. She was a beautiful person and she leaves much legacy.


OBIT KennethPlough

Kenneth Allen Plough passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 6, 2016 at his home in Los Altos, CA. For the last three years he battled with ALS, a diagnosis he took in stride and fought gracefully. 

Ken was born on September 22, 1933 in San Francisco, CA. He attended St. Ignatius High School (Class of 1951) and then left the city to attend college. While at Stanford University, he was a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity and played competitive sports. In addition to playing tennis, he was a water polo player at the Olympic Club. He was an alternate for the USA Olympic water polo team in 1952.


OBIT LloydGano

December 13, 1917 – August 7, 2016

The Gano family is mourning the passing of their father, grandfather and great-grandfather Lloyd Dudley Gano.

Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Shirley Evelyn Gano. Lloyd will join his daughter, Nancy, who preceded him in passing. He will be greatly missed by his son Tom (Claudia) and daughter Joyce (Ron). Blessed with four admiring grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and friends.


OBIT WilliamJenney

William “Reed” Jenney passed away on August 15, 2016, after a long and arduous journey with Lewy Body Dementia. He was 77 years old. He was known for his gentle, generous nature, his quirky sense of humor, his enthusiastic and detailed approach to everything and best of all, his blue eyes and his marvelous smile.


OBIT DonaldBaumann REV

December 25, 1934 – August 3, 2016

Donald Baumann, a 30 year resident of Carmel, passed away peacefully at home on August 3 after a brief illness, surrounded by his family.

Don was born in Shanghai, China where his father worked for an international shipping line. After Shanghai, Don’s family resided in both the Philippines and Japan where he received his primary education. 


OBIT MargueriteSzekely1   OBIT MargueriteSzekely2

Marguerite Louise Szekely passed away quietly in her Los Altos, CA home on July 25, 2016.

Marguerite was born November 4, 1924 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Ray Cooner-Schappaugh and Forrest Schappaugh. She spent her childhood in the San Diego area with her mother and much loved step-father Laurence Holzman. Upon graduating Point Loma High School Marguerite attended Pomona College; she graduated in 1947 with a degree in music, specializing in vocal music. From an early age Marguerite embraced the wider world and she spent almost a decade, beginning in the late forties, living in San Francisco and working as a flight attendant for United Airlines aboard the DC-3 aircraft.

Galleries showcase new displays by local artists : Local Arts Roundup

 “Scottish Highlands,” by Jane W. Ferguson is among the works currently on display at Viewpoints Gallery.

A number of local artists are exhibiting their work at area galleries.

Gallery 9

Gallery 9’s all-artists summer exhibition runs through Aug. 28.

Troop 37 Scouts earn Eagle rank: Scouting News

Kyer Ebbs and Neville Taraporevala

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 37 members Kyler Ebbs and Neville Taraporevala recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts.

The two longtime friends are seniors at Los Altos High School.

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