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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.


OBIT RobertServenti

December 20, 1946 – June 24, 2016

Bob passed away unexpectedly on June 24 due to complications of leukemia, at age 69.

He was devoutly religious and deeply loved his family. Bob was born in Concord, California, to a tightly-knit family with eight siblings. He graduated from Berkeley then joined the Peace Corps in Peru.

He later enrolled at the University of Michigan for his MBA, and met his wife Katy there. Bob and Katy were married 40 years and raised and were very proud of their four children, Christine, Peter, Lisa, and Matthew, and two grandchildren. 

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