Calvin is remembered by many for his hospitality, his love of fine wines and hosting get-togethers with family and friends.
Berkeleyside learned Tuesday of the unexpected death Sunday of Calvin Fong, chief of staff to former Mayor Tom Bates. Bates shared remarks about the death of his longtime friend.
Tom Wyse was an inspired interpreter of music, an accomplished photographer, a student of the reflective and philosophical life, and a man with a great sense of humor.
Elisa was not only very smart and hard-working, but she cared passionately about local politics and the advancement of women.
One of the founding members of Actors Ensemble, Bill was a patron of the arts and a kind critic who didn't have a malicious bone in his body.
Throughout her youth and adult life, Georgia showed her passion for ceramics, sculpture and the fine arts.
Bob and his wife Mim lived in Berkeley from 1965 to 2015, where he enjoyed gatherings of family and friends around the big dining room table.
Marian Cleeves Diamond was one of the founders of modern neuroscience.
Nick Bertoni was a pioneer of the Maker Movement that celebrated do-it-yourself design and technology as a lifestyle and method of education.
Fran Rachel, who died aged 100, was a political activist from an early age. She moved to Berkeley so she could be in a community of like-minded people.