Long time Los Altos Hills resident, Anne Kesten Bernstein, born July 12, 1931 in New York City, died peacefully in the comfort of hospice care on November 15, 2016.

Anne is remembered by her loving husband of 55 years, Dave, her son Paul Bernstein, his wife Rachel, and grandchildren Maddy and Jake, and by her daughter “Bernie” (Susan) Bernstein and her wife, Stacey Miller. Anne was always civic-minded and generously gave of her time and energy to local education, mediation services, patient support services, and political causes. Her hobbies and interests ranged from gardening to travel and nature photography, and she was an avid Francophile and opera buff. A celebration of her life will be held on February 19, 2017, at the University Club of Palo Alto, 3277 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, at 3:00PM. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to any of the following organizations in Anne’s memory: Planned Parenthood Foundation of America, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), or the ASPCA.

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