The family is holding a joint memoria service for Bruce and for his wife, Marilyn, who died just a few months after he did.
Sammel was known in his North Berkeley neighborhood for taking the time to talk with shopkeepers, restaurant owners and street people to get to know them.
He taught at Washington Elementary School and had a jazz program on KJAZ until it folded.
She was a prolific, lauded playwright, director and producer who started a theater company — and helped BART trains run better.
Leta, who was awarded her PhD from Cal in 1996 as a single mom with two high school boys at home, was a long-time Berkeley resident who loved to sing, dance and travel.
Marianne was a long-time member of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists and was honored as their Poet Laureate.
She integrated ministry and life coaching into the business world of personal financial planning.
Ove owned Layton’s Shoes on Telegraph Avenue, helped build a 450-car garage on the block and served on many city commissions.
He was a world-renowned psychiatrist, author, professor and social activist
Eva was a singular soul: kind, generous, authentic. She was a beautiful woman with a wacky sense of humor and an appreciation of the absurd that endeared her to everyone.
She spent 25 years with the Metropolitan Planning Commission. After retiring, she became a master gardener and volunteered at Golden Gate Park. A memorial for her and her late husband is Feb. 1
He came to Berkeley to teach bilingual education at Franklin Elementary School and later moved into real estate sales and investing.