June 27, 1930 - March 4, 2014
Palo Alto, California
Sally Borkin Cannon, born to Max and Ida Borkin, in Milwaukee, Wisc., died March 4, 2014, at home. Sally and her husband, Eph Cannon, were married June 17, 1951. They came to the Bay Area on their honeymoon and have happily resided in Palo Alto for more than 58 years. Mrs. Cannon taught hearing impaired children in the Palo Alto Unified School District. Following her retirement, she and her husban...
Beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother Genelle V. Simoni (formerly Genelle Kelley) passed away at age 95 at the Marysville Care and Rehab Center on Saturday, March 1, 2014. She was a long-time resident of Palo Alto and San Jose before moving to the Brown’s Valley, Calif., home of her daughter Rosemary “Bunny” Kelley in 2005.
Genelle was born in New Richland, Minn. on May 30, 1918 to ...
Our most amazing Mom passed away peacefully on March 1, 2014. A native San Franciscan and bon vivant, she left us with vivid memories of her long life. A graduate of Presentation High School and a registered nurse, she dedicated 35 years of service at Stanford Hospital. Mom to Patsy, Brian, Duffy George and Brendan - and Gram to Zach and Arielle - she led a life rich with family celebrations that ...
Randy Feldman from Menlo Park, passed away on February 27, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 59 years old.
He was a devoted husband, loving father, son, brother and uncle.
Randy was a man of many talents. He could fix anything, would help anyone, and talk to everyone. He lived his life with an infectious energy; a fun-loving father and friend with a passion for big things (like firewo...
Robert Stanley Carey
May 10, 1927 - Feb. 26, 2014
Portola Valley, California
sports, business, veteran
Robert S. (Bob) Carey passed away in Portola Valley, peacefully at home after a short illness. Bob was a beloved husband of more than 66 years to his wife, Myrtle (Myrt) Ciprian Carey. He was a loving father and mentor to his five children (and their spouses), Robert (Vance) of Watsonville, Kent (Theresa) of Palo Alto, Dawn (Stephen Schaniel) of Los Gatos, Paul (Natasha) of Mountain View and Glen ...
Willard Gordon Wyman
Nov. 12, 1930 - Feb. 25, 2014
La Honda, California
Willard G. (Bill) Wyman, a long-term resident of La Honda and a friend to many in the Stanford and Palo Alto community, died peacefully on Feb. 25 at Stanford Hospital. He was 83 years old. His death was caused by lung cancer.
Born in China as the son of a career officer in the United States Army, Bill grew up on a series of cavalry posts in Virginia, Kansas, Texas, Washington state, and the nati...
Joyce W. Ruys
1924 - Feb. 25, 2014
Woodside and Palo Alto, California
public service, arts/media
Joyce West Ruys passed away on February 25th, 2014, after a short illness. She was 89 years old.
A Midwestern girl with Czechoslovakian heritage, Joyce was born in 1924, in Sioux City, Iowa, one of five children, where she attended Central High and subsequently graduated from Nursing School.
While working as a surgical and obstetric nurse in Los Angeles, she met a young doctor, Frank C. Ru...
Dandridge M. Gray
May 20, 1920 - Feb. 25, 2014
Portola Valley, California
Dandridge M. (Dan) Gray, longtime resident of Ladera in Portola Valley, Calif., died on Feb. 25, 2014, at the age of 93. He is survived by Joan, his wife of nearly 66 years; eldest son John and his wife Georgette, of Verdi, Calif.; daughter Allison, her husband Ron Cox of Pleasanton, Calif., and their children Steven, Meghan and Kendalyn; nephew Gordon Gray, his wife Janet and their family of Rich...
Carmela "Lina" Floridia Cavallaro,79, the beloved mother of Massimo L. Cavallaro, passed away peacefully in her sleep at their home at Menlo Park on February 24, 2014. She courageously fought cancer for almost four years, never losing her spirit or faith.
Lina was born in Lentini, Sicily, on June 29th, 1934, to loving parents Giuseppe Floridia and Rosa Sudano Floridia. Lina was residing in Rome...
Former Palo Alto resident Roy Jefferson Grimley Jr., 86, who retired to Fort Mohave, Ariz., died at home on Feb. 23, 2014, with his wife by his side and their cats nearby.
Roy was born July 31, 1927, in Paterson, N.J., to the late Roy Jefferson Grimley Sr. and Marion Elizabeth Frank Grimley of Ridgewood, N.J. He graduated from Ridgewood High School in 1945.
Roy was drafted into the Army of t...
Dorothy Marshall, age 97, passed away peacefully on Feb. 23, 2014 in Los Altos. Born in Great Falls, Mont. on Aug. 8, 1916, to Edith and Ralph Hardesty, she was the eldest of seven children (Jack, Gwen, Ada, Phyllis, Harvey and Gerald). Dorothy moved when she was four from Great Falls, where her family lived on a large sheep ranch, to Bozeman, Mont., and then to Washington State. After marrying an...
Keith Paul Bartel, a notable Burlingame attorney who lived in Atherton since the 1980s, died on Feb. 19 at Stanford Hospital after a short battle with Acute Leukemia. He was 63 years old. He was a devoted husband and loving father and son. Widely recognized for his expertise in Estate and trust litigation and mediation, he also had a statewide reputation as a hearing officer in medical staff peer ...
Rose Century Soglin of Palo Alto spent almost four decades raising her five children in Illinois. Then, at 59, she started a 20-year career managing the children’s book section of an independent bookstore in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Rose, who was called “a gentle, enthusiastic bundle of information” in a Santa Barbara newspaper profile, died Monday (Feb. 17) in Palo Alto, Calif., of complications ...
Frank J. Carney
Oct. 26, 1940 - Feb. 17, 2014
Menlo Park, California
Francis (Frank) J. Carney died on February 17, 2014, following a brief illness. Frank was born October 26, 1940, in Queens, New York.
A graduate of Iona College in 1962, he served six years in the Navy. He worked as a probation officer and Family Court mediator for San Mateo County.
A long-term resident of Menlo Park, Frank was actively involved in many community projects.
He is survived...