Last updateWed, 18 Oct 2017 10am


July 25, 1928 - August 25, 2017

Long Time Resident of Palo Alto On August 25, 2017 Margaret (Maggie) Thompson Patch passed peacefully from complications of Alzheimer’s. She was born July 25, 1928 at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C. She was proud to be an ‘Army Brat’ and traveled with her family to China, Hawaii and all over the United States before settling on the San Francisco Peninsula.


OBIT VickiCooper

Passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the age of 75.


OBIT DrAnnMaryGarrett

The Funeral Mass of Dr. Ann Mary Garrett took place Thursday, 14th, September 2017, 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with her brother, his eminence emeritus Bishop Christopher Jones, Diocese of Elphin, and his eminence Bishop John Quinn, Diocese of Winona, co-presiding. Rosary and visitation were at 9 a.m. prior to the funeral mass. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Los Altos, California, on Wednesday, 20th September, following a Memorial Mass for Frank and Ann Garrett at 11:00 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Los Altos, California.


Don McDonald
Don McDonald


Celebration Gathering Sunday

September 24 from 4:00pm

Please join us for a celebration of the life of Don McDonald – historian, trivialogist, cryptanalyst, raconteur, Civil War buff, Shostakovich expert, Vermeer lover, world traveler, poet, actor, gentleman and friend. We will gather in the gardens of the J. Gilbert Smith House at the Los Altos History Museum on Sunday, September 24, beginning at 4:00pm. There will be an informal sharing time at 5:00pm.

If you are so inclined, please bring a bottle of good Zinfandel or Chardonnay to share.

Everyone is welcome. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

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