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OBIT MaryMillen

September 25, 1919 - August 28, 2016

Mary passed away peacefully at El Camino Hospital one day after having a stroke. She was surrounded by her loving family.


OBIT MaryFullmer

Mary Alice Fullmer, known as Rusty, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2016, in Los Gatos, CA.

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 2pm-4pm at The Terraces of Los Gatos Glenn Rouse Assembly Hall.


OBIT LyfordCombs

June 23, 1920-August 18, 2016

Lyford “Brownie” Combs died peacefully at Vi, Palo Alto on August 18, surrounded by his loving family. A Marine and master mechanic, a golfer and grandfather, a tremendous storyteller and ballroom dancer, Brownie lived every moment of his 96 rich years.


Longtime Los Altos resident, Doris Jean Trimpe Riddell, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2016. She is survived by her three children, Baylor, Ellen and Paula, her two grandchildren, Ryan and Andrew, two great grandchildren, Bradley and Charlie, sister in law, Ingrid Trimpe, and three nieces, Joan Adam, Annie Trimpe, and Kaye Chavalas. Born in Peoria, Illinois, she graduated from Peoria High School in 1942. After attending Bradley University in Peoria for two years, she transferred to Indiana University Bloomington. There she pledged Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and graduated in 1946 with a degree in history.  On September 9, 1951, she married Baylor G. Riddell, an officer in the United States Navy. She then moved to California and lived in some of the most beautiful coastal locations (La Jolla, Carmel by the Sea and San Mateo) while Baylor finished his naval duties. She then moved to Berkeley where she worked to put her husband through law school. After working for several years as an elementary school teacher in Menlo Park, she had three children. After 40 wonderful years, she lost Baylor too soon in 1991.

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