OBIT AlanParsons 1

OBIT AlanParsons 2

Born December 23, 1928, passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on January 24, 2018 in Los Altos. Alan was a third generation Californian, born the 2nd of 3 children to William Walter Parsons and Marjorie Chase Parsons in Oakland, California. Alan graduated from Brett Harte Junior High, Oakland High School and in 1951 received a BS degree in Business Administration from UC Berkeley.


OBIT JeanAustin 1

OBIT JeanAustin 2

November 8, 1924–February 3, 2018

Jean Beverly Anderson Austin of Los Altos, CA, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018, at age 93. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Jean was known for her kindness, gift for hospitality, and heart for service.


OBIT CeciliaJKeehan edit

Passed away on January 18, 2018 — one day shy of her 84th birthday.


OBIT MarionHackley

Formerly of Los Altos and Mountain View, CA.

Age 91, Marion died on Monday, February 5, in Chelsea Michigan. Born July 20, 1926, in Mineola New York, to Louis Seel and Emma (Schulz) Seel, immigrants from Germany.


OBIT RichardCampbell

Passed peacefully in his home on Vashon Island, WA, December 27, 2017 with his family beside him. Richard resided in Los Altos from 1958 to 1975 and graduated from Los Altos High in 1966. Later in 1975, he and his wife Claudia moved to Vashon Island where he was a long time employee of the Vashon Island School District, retiring from his position as facilities director in 2003.

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