Earl 'Buzz' Ellison: Longtime Los Altos resident towed a quick wit, valued enthusiasm


Mr. Ellison

Chances are that if you own a vehicle and live on the Peninsula, you knew Earl “Buzz” Ellison. He was the owner of Ellison’s Body Shop (1929-1998), located on the corner of Alma Street and Forest Avenue in Palo Alto, and founder of Ellison’s Towing (1965-present).

Mr. Ellison died May 30 at his Los Altos home, surrounded by family. He was just one month shy of his 93rd birthday.

PHILLIP T. JONES

Phillip T. Jones, 90, of Los Altos, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2018 at his home attended by family.

RALPH ARNOLD KUIPER

OBIT RalphKuiper

Resident of Los Altos

March 29, 1939 - May 27, 2018

Ralph passed away peacefully from cancer Sunday evening at home with his loving family by his side. His dedication to community service, Stanford, his work ethic and moral compass, wit, intellect, warmth, and mentorship endeared him to family and friends and touched many lives.

BRETT GREIDER

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Brett Eugene Greider of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Tzununá, Guatemala, died suddenly from a heart attack on May 12, 2018 while dancing with his artistic and spiritual community on the shores of Lake Atitlán.


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