Palo Alto Obituaries

Palo Alto Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Palo Alto, CA

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  • Friday Nov 2 | via Pequot Lakes Echo 

    Timothy Gene Lander

    Timothy Gene Lander, age 63, resident of Merrifield, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Roger Williams Hospital in Providence Rhode Island.

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  • Thursday Nov 1 | via Mountain View Voice 

    A vocal leader

    Longtime local music director Gregory Wait will be retiring from Schola Cantorum and Congregational Oratorio Society after this season. Photo by Lloyd Levy.

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  • Thursday Nov 1 | via Almanac 

    A vocal leader

    Longtime local music director Gregory Wait will be retiring from Schola Cantorum and Congregational Oratorio Society after this season. Photo by Lloyd Levy.

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  • Oct 19, 2018 | via Almanac 

    Diocese releases list of priests accused of sexual m...

    The Catholic Diocese of San Jose released on Oct. 18 a list of 15 priests, most of whom have died or been banned from the ministry, who it says were "credibly accused" of sexually abusing children. , was alleged to have engaged in sexual misconduct with children while at St. Patrick Seminary in Menlo Park and St. Albert the Great Parish in Palo Alto between 1968 and 1969.

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  • Oct 18, 2018 | via Newark Advocate 

    Fink, Walter E.

    Walter E. Fink Granville - Walter, loving husband, father and friend, was taken by cancer on October 9, 2018 at the age of 85. Walter is missed by his devoted wife Margaret of 55 years; daughter Karol; grandchildren Will, Evan and Charlie; siblings Hermann and Edith; daughter-in-law Susan Maltbie, and his kitty cats. His death was preceded by his son Gordon and sister Hildegard.

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  • Oct 13, 2018 | via Murfreesboro Post 

    Brent McCawley

    Rain showers in the evening will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low 64F.

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  • Oct 2, 2018 | via SiliconValley.com 

    Mayer's proposal cites several public benefits, but ...

    Marissa Mayer poses for a picture on the red carpet for the 6th annual 2018 Breakthrough Prizes at Moffett Federal Airfield, Hanger One in Mountain View, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer plans to turn Palo Alto's oldest mortuary into a private club for working women and their families.

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  • Oct 2, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Former Yahoo CEO proposes plan to revamp a MORTUARY ...

    New lease of life! Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wants to turn a MORTUARY, where she hosted flashy Halloween parties, into a private members women's club The club, she said, would take the place of an old mortuary she hosted flashy Halloween parties that got busted Nearly two years after Marissa Mayer stepped down as chief officer at Yahoo, the tech executive has been working to improve her community for the betterment of women and their families. The mother-of-three, who left her position in January 2017, announced a proposal Monday night at a council meeting in Palo Alto, California, to revamp an old funeral home she owns into a private women's club.

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  • Oct 1, 2018 | via Palo Alto Weekly 

    Mayer's planned club stirs parking anxieties

    Marissa Mayer made her pitch to the City Council on Oct. 1, 2018, for converting the former funeral home at 980 Middlefield Road into a center geared toward working women and families. Photo by Gennady Sheyner Marissa Mayer's proposed new venture -- the transformation of Palo Alto's oldest mortuary into a club geared toward working women and families -- received a mixed reception on Monday night, with City Council members and residents struggling to reconcile its laudable goals with its potential impacts on neighborhood streets.

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  • Oct 1, 2018 | via Palo Alto Weekly 

    Mayer pitches new vision for Palo Alto's oldest fune...

    Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has submitted plans to the city to turn the former Roller & Hapgood & Tinney funeral home in Palo Alto into a private club focused on networking and socializing for women. File photo/Veronica Weber.

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  • Sep 27, 2018 | via Stanford 

    William Kays, former dean of School of Engineering, ...

    William Kays, former dean of Stanford School of Engineering, professor of mechanical engineering, D-Day veteran and Cardinal football fan, died Sept. 9 in Palo Alto.

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  • Sep 17, 2018 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Christopher Brewer Acker

    Chris is survived by his son, Chris Acker, Jr. of Palo Alto, CA, their two children, Rachael and Samantha Acker and his daughter, Amanda Rice and their two daughters, Lucy and Lena Rice. He is preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Honan Acker.

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