She loved to birdwatch and fought to prevent development on the shores of San Francisco Bay.
An expressive soul who spoke her mind, Joanne was an avid writer, imaginative painter, music and theater enthusiast, a deeply devoted mother and a loyal friend to many.
The longtime Berkeley resident and ping pong aficionado, who was nominated for a Nobel Prize for his research on magnetic imaging, died at 97.
Known by many for his wry sense of humor, Larry Steinhart, 84, died peacefully on July 3.
Adam was always a participant, rather than spectator, in the human experiences that unfolded before him.
A talented textile artist who was passionate about genealogy, Rita shared her love of world art for 33 years with her kindergarten students at Albany Unified.
Selz developed close friendships with some of his generation’s most influential artists—including Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Sam Francis, and Christo. He also promoted local talent, like Nathan Olivera.
The long-time Kaiser doctor died at home surrounded by family. He was 77.
Martin was a professor of English, an avid reader and traveler, and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Marjory approached her life as a householder with passion. She was highly intelligent and incredibly well-read and enjoyed hiking with friends to look for wildflowers and mushrooms and attending the opera.
William Barclay Caldeira, a Berkeley resident known to many for his deep commitment to justice and equality, was respected both by people on the streets and in the halls of power.
Janet Robinson, who dedicated her life to helping others, imported the traditional hospitality and unique culture of her native New Orleans to California where she raised her family and made her life.