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Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Original post made on Apr 15, 2013

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the 1980s -- died April 13 at his home in Menlo Park. He was 90.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 15, 2013, 12:04 AM

Comments

Posted by Downtowner, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:12 pm

Ira was a kind and gentle person. Kepler's was never the same after he retired.

Condolences to his loved ones.


Posted by Earle Jones, a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:40 pm

I worked at SRI from 1956 - 1994. On our lunch hour we would drift over to Kepler's, where Ira would be working. Often Joan Baez would be there, strumming her guitar and singing. Ira was a good guy and he and Joan accomplished a lot to bring peace to the world. We will miss him.