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HARRIET LINDSEY (LINDY) MCLEOD

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Harriet Lindsey (Lindy) McLeod, passed away peacefully at home in Los Altos, on January 6, 2016. She was 89 years old.

Lindy was born in San Francisco on July 22, 1926, to Estelle and Paul Lindsey. She was the fourth generation in her family to live in, and second generation to be born in, San Francisco. Along with her older sister, Adrienne, Lindy enrolled in Dominican Convent School (now known as San Domenico) as a boarder at age five. She was the youngest student ever to enroll, and was assigned her own postulant, charged with looking after the tiny student. With the exception of two years (7th and 8th grades, when she attended Grant School in San Francisco), Lindy completed all her primary and secondary education at Dominican Convent School. Her older brother, Louis, boarded at Tam School for Boys nearby. After graduation from Dominican, class of 1943, Lindy enrolled at Stanford University and graduated in 1947.

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GORDON PATTERSON

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Gordon Patterson, 85, passed away peacefully on November 27.  Gordon was born in Oklahoma and moved to California during the Depression and settled first in Porterville and then Pacific Grove as a young boy. While attending the local high school, he met his future wife of 64 years, Patricia Louise Patterson.  Gordon went to San Jose State and SJ City College where he earned a degree in drafting. He spent the early years of his marriage in Menlo Park but spent 50 years in Los Altos. He was always involved in construction as a union carpenter. He worked  for Harrod & Williams and Vance Brown as a superintendent on commercial work. After a long career, he retired to become a small general contractor working on homes in and around Los Altos.

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CHRISTINE CORRIGAN

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Christine Corrigan formerly of Los Altos Hills passed away on December 24, 2015 at her home in Redwood City, California, surrounded by her family and friends at the age of 50. Christine, the third child of Sigrun and Wilfred Corrigan was born in Phoenix, Arizona on November 7, 1965. 

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Abby Mills and Jeremy Behrhorst


Jeremy Behrhorst and Abby Mills

Abby Mills and Jeremy Behrhorst have announced their engagement to be married May 27 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Carol Mills and John Eichhorn of Los Altos and Peter and Mary Mills of Los Altos. She graduated from Woodside Priory and earned a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is employed as a graphic designer at an innovation studio in Manhattan.

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Jessica Holt and Alex Ware


Jessica Holt and Alex Ware

 

Jessica Holt and Alex Ware were married Sept. 6. They held their reception at the Last Buck Ranch in Creston, owned by the bride’s family.

The bride is the daughter of Lance and Nina Holt of Thousand Oaks. She graduated from Westlake High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in physiological science from UCLA. She is employed as a training sales manager at Salesforce.

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PAUL CHARLES PICKERT

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2/7/27 – 12/19/15 

Paul Charles Pickert passed away peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 19, 2015, at the age of 88. 

Born Feb. 7, 1927, Paul was the second of four children of Anna Louise and Aloysius Pickert of Batavia, New York. He attended St. Joseph’s Parochial School, Batavia High School and Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, and graduated from Princeton University in 1948. He briefly served in the Navy before attending the University of Buffalo Law School.

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MARILYN TERMAN

Resident of Mountain View
December 20, 1939 - December 20, 2015

Marilyn Terman passed away at home on her 76th birthday. She is survived by her husband Terry, sons Jim and Martin, sister Judy, niece Brooke and beloved grand nieces Courtney and Audrey.

Marilyn loved reading about English and American history, attending local theatrical productions and singing in her church's choir. She also served as the treasurer of the Los Altos/Mountain View League of Women Voters.

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ELIZABETH JANE DARROW

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Resident of Los Altos
Aug. 2, 1921 – Dec. 13, 2015

Elizabeth Jane Darrow was born Elizabeth Jane Chubb at Merritt Hospital in Oakland, CA, the daughter of Gertrude Chubb, a teacher, and Phillip Chubb, an engineer for the Standard Oil Company. Elizabeth Jane grew up on Piedmont Avenue in Berkeley just blocks from Cal’s Memorial Stadium. Known as “Betty Jane” during her childhood and “B.J.” as an adult, she was the youngest of three children, preceded into the world by her brother Phillip and sister Alice.

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