- Published on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 01:00
- Written by Los Altos Town Crier
Ann Berg Poulsen, 78, passed
away peacefully on May 20th, 2012. Born in Edinburgh Scotland, her free and adventurous spirit called her to travel and experience the world outside of a local or school environment. By the late 1950’s she ventured to America and fell in love with the Bay Area after experiencing the rare opportunity to travel to both Europe and South Africa. She settled in Palo Alto, married and then raised a family. She was always a positive, well meaning soul and a child at heart – rare qualities that led to a remarkable bond with children. Her warm nature and natural ability with kids made Ann a special Mom to her own children and “Nana” to the ones she cared for and/or welcomed as family during her years in the child care profession. In 1995 she moved to Los Altos to prepare, revel and enjoy her golden years. She was an avid walker in the local area who enjoyed her daily interaction with residents, patrons and shop owners in the downtown community. The special bond she had with children and the many local footsteps she took on her journeys are memories we will cherish for a life-time. Her two twin sons survive her: David Poulsen & Michael Poulsen and her beloved grandsons Christopher and Tyler Poulsen. A private family service will be held. To commemorate her life, and in tribute to her spirit, we ask that you share a flower or a glass of white wine in her honor with your family or friends.