Keith Alan Van Duzer

Keith Duzer 081920 onlineKeith Alan Van Duzer, of Clarion, PA, and formerly of Lakeview, OR, and Los Altos Hills, CA, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburg, due to heart disease. He was 56 years old.

Son of Victor and Noreen Van Duzer, of Palo Alto, CA, Keith was an Eagle Scout, graduated from Mountain View High School in northern California, spent three years in the US Army Signal Corps at Foot Hood, Texas, and worked a variety of jobs: as a ranch hand, in building demolition and salvage, on a fishing boat in Alaska, making beef jerky, and hunting mushrooms in the forests of Oregon. He was a history buff and a born leader who rose to supervisory roles in most of his jobs. He loved the outdoors and his chihuahuas. His family and many friends know him for his ready smile, abundant sense of humor, and boundless generosity.

Keith is survived by his parents, his brother Chet, and his sister Beth; by his partner Kayla Neiswonger, and her children Jeremy, Kathleen, and Isaac—whom Keith loved powerfully. Among those whose lives he particularly touched are Sharon, Jacob, and Bethany.

Ena Patricia (Paddy) Saper

Ena Patricia Memorium 081820 onlineJan. 8, 1934 – Aug. 12, 2013
Seven years today and missing you more then ever. –Helen

“Terse, dogged and a smidge snarky,” Leonard Frank “Len” Lattanzi passed away at home in Los Altos, CA, on May 22, 2020 of advanced pancreatic cancer. A long-time resident of Los Altos, he was 55.

Beatrice Mae Craddock

Beatrice Mae Craddock 081920 onlineResident of Los Altos 

Beatrice Mae Craddock at rest August 5, 2020 at her home in Los Altos. Born on January 20, 1924 to Stephen Harkov and Lilly Toranenko. Her siblings were Anne, Phil, Dan Harkov; and Carlton Wadsworth when she joined the John & Lucille Wadsworth family at a young age. It was then that the Beatrice Harkov was first known as Beatrice Wadsworth. In 1943 she met a young cadet, Jesse J. Craddock, who introduced her to a life as the wife of a career Military Officer. They were married on July 19, 1945 and in 1947 their family was complete with the birth of Doug. In 1958 Mr. Craddock joined Farmers Insurance and shortly thereafter they relocated to their Los Altos residence. Los Altos has been home these many years although they enjoyed many years of travel with many trips to Hawaii, England, and other places about the United States. Beatrice and Jesse were involved not only in the Insurance and Real Estate industry but were very active in the Military Officers Association of America, The Retired Officers Association, the Elks Club Palo Alto, and the Master Swim Programs. 

Robert Carson Grimes

RobertCarson Grimes 081220 onlineBorn: March 30 1934

Died: July 16 2020

Dad To: Bob Grimes & Nicole Grimes

& A Favorite Uncle To: Kim Grimes Item; "I Miss You Uncle Bob...Now, you're walking with Jesus on the streets of gold! 

"And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass." 

Revelation 21:21

Kay Dalene Sanservino

KayDalene Sanservino 081220 onlineFormer Resident of Los Altos 

July 10, 1937 - July 10, 2020

Kay passed away on Friday, July 10, seconds into her 83rd birthday. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend to many. Kay was born in Decatur, IL to Ralph and Ellen (McGinnis) Bromley. After graduating from Decatur High in 1955, she entered Lindenwood College in St. Charles, MO. Kay transferred to Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where she met her husband, Don Sanservino in 1956 and married August 17, 1957. In addition to being a loving mother to Lisa Marie, Michael Steven, and Julie Kay and grandmother to Ryan and Christa Lanphere, children of Lisa and Michael (Lanphere), she was a devoted wife and partner to Don as they journeyed through life together. 

Dan Connelly

Dan Connelly1 onlineDan Connelly onlineDan Connelly was born in 1951; the son of Frank and Millie. He started school at Montclaire when it was a brand new building. He got a service award for helping teachers: the first of many. He rode his bicycle on a dirt path along the railroad tracks to Loyola corners. He was an altar boy at St. Simons church back in days when the mass was in Latin. He drove his red Jaguar to Homestead High where played football. He met Robin McGinnity, his future wife and popular cheerleader who cheered for that team regardless of the low numbers in the win column. One night Dan’s house was chosen to be toilet papered. Dan foiled that attack and turned the hose on them. He was happy about that. Some of his friends and teammates are still around to read this. Dan graduated from the Air Force academy. He went to Medical school at USC. He practiced vascular surgery at Andrews Airforce base in Washington DC until he retired from the air force as a Colonel. He became a partner and practiced in several hospitals in Kansas city. Dan taught his sons to ski and play lacrosse.

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