A unique and special woman who passionately pursued her interests and actively contributed to her community, Anita worked at UC Berkeley for 30 years.
The co-founder of Berkeley’s oldest performing arts institution was a beloved and revered teacher, dancer and choreographer in the Bay Area for more than 55 years.
Barbara had a dynamic personality that lit up every room she walked into. She had a tremendous love of life and her friends.
The lifelong Berkeleyan never stopped seeking knowledge about history, music and the people in her life. She had a sharp wit, keen sense of observation and a talent for making people laugh.
They have left behind a legacy of curiosity, adventure and devotion to the natural world.
The prolific garlic farmer was the author of 28 books and helped liberate Dachau concentration camp.
Carl dedicated his life to working with children and the developmentally disabled and had a wicked sense of humor.
Merrilee was an early supporter of the Monterey Jazz Festival and played a large role in increasing the awareness of the Berkeley JazzSchool.
He changed prevailing attitudes of mid-20th-century philosophy and sought to understand enduring and inescapable questions about knowledge, perception and reality,
Bill’s passion for public service was married to his love of reading, photography and traveling with his family.
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.