OBIT MaryJeanLawrence

2/2/37 - 12/14/17

Loving Mother, Wife and Grandmother, Jean is preceded in death by her son, Bryon Douglas Lawrence. She is survived by her husband, 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.

Jean worked at the Woodland Library in Los Altos for 38 years. She also volunteered for many years at the Bargain Box in Palo Alto and The Palo Alto Auxiliary For Children. She loved being at home with her family, dogs, cats and books. She will be missed, and she will remain forever in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers please send a donation to The Alzheimer’s Association (

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