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EARL HAIG PAMPEYAN

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Earl, a 58-year resident of Los Altos, passed away peacefully at home on September 15th. He was born in Pasadena, California on January 3, 1925 to Haigaser and Eunice (Khazoyan) Pampeyan.  Earl served as an Army tank mechanic during World War II in the European Theater. Upon returning home, he learned to cut gemstones for his uncle, which led to an interest in minerals and geology. He graduated from Pomona College, Claremont Graduate School, and postgraduate work at Stanford.

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ROBERT J GLOTZBACH

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Born to Liz and Joseph Glotzbach, Los Angeles CA. Bob received his degree in chemistry at Cal 1950. Moved to Los Altos 1958, 779 Santa Rita Ave, and completely transformed the house from 2B/1B to 4B/3B to accommodate 4 kids (in his spare time!).

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PERRY NEFF

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Perry Neff passed away at 98 years young, at his home on October 7, 2015. His was a “Grapes of Wrath” story. He was born September 11, 1917, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. His family moved to California in 1934 on the back of a Model T truck during the Great Depression. He finally settled in Los Altos in 1955.

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Scouting News


Courtesy of Irene Suzuki
Local Boy Scouts visit with students during the Boy Scouts Jamboree in Japan.

Boy Scouts attend Jamboree in Japan

The Boys Scouts held their 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Yamaguchi City, Japan, drawing 30,000 participants from more than 160 countries.

Thirty-five local Boy Scouts and five leaders from Troop 303 traveled to the Jamboree, where they made new friends and gained fresh perspectives while camping on the beach for 12 days.

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Engagement


Nathan Peter Pollock and Holly Helene Yort

Holly Yort and Nathan Pollock

Holly Helene Yort and Nathan Peter Pollock have announced their engagement to be married Aug. 6 at Chambers Bay Golf Course near Seattle.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Vicki Blessing and Chuck Yort of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in politics with a computer science certificate.

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Wedding


Tyler Petersen and Freya Waldern

Freya Waldern and Tyler Petersen

Freya Waldern and Tyler Petersen were married July 18. A reception for the couple followed at the Triple S Ranch in Calistoga.

The bride is the daughter of Lindsay and Jonathan Waldern of Los Altos Hills. She graduated from Pinewood School and earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from Trinity University. She is employed at Nectar Communications, a technology public relations firm.

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Wedding


Marian Elizabeth Sorensen and Jonathan Marcus Levine

Marian Sorensen and Jonathan Levine

Marian Elizabeth Sorensen and Jonathan Marcus Levine were married Sept. 12. The ceremony and reception were held at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu.

The bride is the daughter of Ted and Susan Sorensen of Los Altos. She graduated from Pinewood School and USC. An award-winning actor, she also works in the film industry as a producer and editor.

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LILI "GIGI" KRONFELD

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Lili "Gigi" Kronfeld passed away at her home in Los Altos, California, on Monday, September 28th, 2015, with her family by her side. She was born in Vienna, Austria, to Franz and Lilli Haeussler on August 20, 1934.

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