Judith Moss

JudyMoss onlineJudith Moss died on December 13, 2020 at the age of 96, shortly after a heart attack.  She died peacefully at Stanford Hospital, surrounded virtually, via Zoom, by her adoring family.  The private funeral will be conducted by Sinai Memorial Chapel on December 17.

Ms. Moss was the daughter of the late Louis and Bryna Moss of Brooklyn, New York, and the sister of the late Esther “Nicky” Jamieson (the late Norman) and the late Henry Moss (the late Barbara).  She had six nephews: the oldest was the late Michael Jamieson (survived by his wife, Susan), who died in the spring of 2020, and she is survived by her other five nephews, J. Lawrence Jamieson (Ellen Gallo), Norman D. Jamieson, Philip B. Moss (Susan), Lawrence J. Moss (Lauren Class Schneider) and David C. Moss, along with various grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.

She lived for many years at the Channing House of Palo Alto, where she was active in governance and programming, serving as president of its Residents Association.  She lived there until her death.

William T. Coleman

BillColeman onlineWilliam (Bill) T. Coleman, III passed away on November 29, 2020 after an eight- month battle with pancreatic cancer.  He was the husband of Claudia Coleman with whom he shared over 36 years of marriage.  Bill was an Air Force “brat”, born in Guam, lived around the world and was the oldest of eight children of Col William T. and Elizabeth Coleman.

Bill’s love of the Air Force continued with an appointment to the Air Force Academy where he graduated with a degree in computer science in 1971.  He went on to earn his master’s degree in computer science and computer engineering from Stanford University.  He also holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Colorado.

Beginning his Airforce career, Bill was chief of satellite operations in the Office of the Secretary.  Upon leaving the Air Force, the tech world of Silicon Valley was a perfect match for his interest in computer systems and software.  He joined VisiCorp where he was director of product development during development of the first spreadsheet, VisiCalc.  At Sun Microsystems, he co-founded Sun Federal, founded Sun Professional Services; and lead development of the industry-leading Solaris Operating System.

Scouting news: Troop 75, Kiwanis donate to charity

The Kiwanis Club of Los Altos recently donated $1,500 to a charity in Boy Scout Troop 75’s name in appreciation of the troop’s decade-plus of supporting Kiwanis Christmas Tree Lot sales and fundraising. The troop chose Stephen & Ayesha Curry's EAT. LEARN. PLAY. as the charity.

Jane Strom

JaneStrom onlineWe remember you always. We lost you way too soon.  It was three years ago and we think of you everyday. 

You were a wonderful wife to Roger, generous and loving mom to Erik, AJ and Zack. You were a friend to everyone you met 

We love you forever. 

The STROM family


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