Raymond Sheldon Peck

Ray Peck, with a friend from the Computer History Museum.March 20, 1934 - September 17, 2020
Resident of Mountain View
Ray was born in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Dorcas and Earl Peck.   He was husband to Angela, father to David, Steven (Kristen) and Karen (Joshua), grandfather to Andrew, Isaac, and James, brother to Kathryn, uncle to Alison and Kim (Dave), great-uncle to Grant and Anne.   He earned degrees in structural engineering at MIT and UC Berkeley   He served a two-year stint in the U.S. Army in Korea after the war.   Seeing that computers were going to be very important to engineering, he joined IBM for a 33-year career.   Ray was a supportive and nurturing husband and father…attending, leading, coaching…Boy Scouts, YMCA, sports, concerts, camping activities.   He was an enthusiastic volunteer at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View and Foothills Congregational Church in Los Altos.  He was a fine man and we will miss him always.

Victor Wolseth Barber

VictorBarber onlineBorn in San Francisco, CA August 8, 1955 and passed away peacefully in Sunnyvale CA September 18, 2020. 
Loving son of longtime Los Altos resident and artist Helene Wolseth Barber, sister of Kathleen Barber and uncle of Michael Barber; pre-deceased by father Perry Barber and brother Ben Barber. Victor attended St. Francis High School and University of Santa Clara. Victor will be remembered for his quiet wit, kindness, intelligence, as well as his love of art and music.
Services have been held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to N.A.M.I.

Patricia Dawn (Flack) Sorensen

PatriciaSorensen OnlinePatricia Dawn (Flack) Sorensen passed away August 10 at her home in Cupertino, California.
Born July 5, 1925 in Gooding, Idaho to Erma and Wayne Flack, Patricia followed her parents to San Bruno, California upon graduating from high school. She earned her AA degree at College of San Mateo, where she played the clarinet in the marching band and met Norman, her husband of 57 years. 

Chris Redden: Longtime Town Crier leader was devoted to work, play and family

Chris Redden
Courtesy of Gary Hedden
Chris Redden, third from left, with Town Crier co-owners Dennis Young, Kathy Lera and Howard Bischoff.

Whether it was work or personal life, Chris Redden was all in. She was dedicated and dependable in everything she did. As the longest-serving employee at the Los Altos Town Crier, she embraced every challenge and did whatever it took to get the weekly newspaper off to the printer. And despite the demands of work, Ms. Redden always made sure she had quality time with her family.

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