Mun J. Mar of Los Altos Hills, California, passed away peacefully surrounded by love on May 6, 2018. He was 86 years old.

Mun is survived by his wife of 25 years Robyn Ledwith Mar, daughter Camrin (John) Harris, son Craig Mar, daughter Traci (Greg) Fung, and daughter Robin Mar (Randall Hoffman), stepson Mark (Laura) Ledwith, stepdaughter Alyson (Michael) D’Auteuil, stepson Ryan (Tamara) Ledwith, stepson Tyler Ledwith, brother Art (Emily) Mar, brother Yue (Jean) Mar, sister Carol (Al) Woo, and many grandchildren, extended family, and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife Helen Mar. Mun was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend to all.

When Mun was 7, he immigrated from China to the United States. He graduated from Salinas High School and earned a degree in Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley. He started his career as an engineer for the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and concluded his 33 years of public service as the General Manager of the Zone 7 Water Agency.

Mun will be remembered for his genuine warmth, diplomacy, knack for gathering people, fun on the golf course, and being a Chinese foodie before it was popular. A Memorial Celebration will be held at Bridges Community Church, 505 Driscoll Road, Fremont, California, on Sunday, June 3, 2018, 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to Dallas Theological Seminary ( or the American Cancer Society (

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