David was passionately committed to the idea of Berkeley as “a place where things begin.”
She was and excellent actress (notably taking the lead role of Mrs. Smith in Actors Ensemble’s production of “The Bald Soprano” in 1961), and later switched to doing props and costumes.
Spohn bought the Berkeley coffee company in 2010 after working as its master roaster. He created a program where “cause coffees” raised funds for community nonprofits.
He was born in England but moved to the U.S. in 1954 to work as an architect. He was also known for his stunning notecards and his many commentaries on architecture in the local papers.
Cheryl, who enjoyed music, books, gardening, feline companions, British mysteries and organizing things, was a librarian at the Berkeley Lab for several decades.
A long-time pediatrician at Berkeley Pediatric Medical Group, Grossman had a calm and gentle demeanor, treating and guiding generations of patients and their families.
Hal was dedicated to his patients, family and his community. His generosity extended far and wide and he contributed to making the world a better place.
Tina was a poet of distinction, with many friends in the Bay Area poetry community. Her work also brought pleasure, surprises and challenges to public school children of all backgrounds.
His passing is a loss for the study of Tibetan Buddhism in the West.
A former editor for UC Press and the founder of University Press Books and Musical Offering Cafe, McClung was an influential force in the Bay Area’s university and literary communities.
Kelly made every experience and every person feel special and important. He made every moment count.
Russell, world-renowned feminist activist, scholar and author, devoted her life to the remediation of crimes against women.