Last updateWed, 24 Aug 2016 12pm


OBIT GordonCovell

Dec. 29, 1920-July 8, 2016
Resident of Portola Valley

Gordon Sidney Covell passed away on Friday after a brief illness. 

He was born in San Francisco to Sidney Thomas Covell and Pearl Edith Brunner. 


OBIT SueKrutz

Sue “Sunny” Neely Krutz, 93, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2016, at her home in Los Altos, CA.

Sue was born in Dallas, Texas to Armetta Black and Walter White on June 2, 1923.  Sue lived a very full life. She loved traveling the world and was active in many charities while she resided in Dallas. She moved to California in 2006 to be closer to her cherished family, and spent the last decade enjoying time with her great-grandchildren. 

Rita Jamison, 92: Former TC contributor led busy life

Mrs. Jamison

Alba Rita Jamison, former Los Altos resident and frequent editorial contributor to the Town Crier, died July 5. She was 92.

Mrs. Jamison was born in Los Angeles in 1923, the only child of Italian immigrants Joseph and Mary DiGiantomasso. The family moved to Pasadena, where she graduated from Pasadena Community College. She then attended UCLA, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 1944 and met her future husband, Steven. They married in 1945.


OBIT JamesForderer

James P. Forderer, born March 24, 1943, son of Vivian and Pierson, died in Los Altos on June 12, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Jim, along with Marian Aiken, adopted 27 disabled boys and provided a home to several more.


OBIT GeorgeSchumann

George Robert Schumann III, 61, recently diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, died June 20, with his family by his side.

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