Julie, a college librarian who loved her Thousand Oaks neighborhood, will be remembered for her lifelong love of music, strength of character, joyful spirit and generous heart.
Fred Lothrop, who went to BHS, attended Cal, and worked at Berkeley Lab, was also a familiar face around Lafayette where he lived and contributed to civic life for many years.
A citizen of the world, UC professor Peter Berck was a mentor to generations of students and colleagues.
The Berkeley man who died after a traffic collision on The Alameda in North Berkeley on Friday was acclaimed poet Tom Clark.
Aside from her union and justice work, Judy was also well-known for her delightfully decorated pottery, her pollinator-friendly garden and her expert photography.
One of Norma’s maxims was “It’s all about connections,” and she created and maintained lifelong relationships with people around the world.
Long active in local politics, Mim lived by her strong beliefs, from being an activist PTA president to protesting injustices to running for and winning a seat on the Council.
"She had a knack of making us all feel listened to," said a former John Muir student. Altman taught and was principal there, and was a leader of the Berkeley Public Schools Fund.
She was born a coal miner’s daughter and went on to achieve global impact as a physician activist. Coady was 80.
An early interest in folk music led, for Peery, to a life of collaborations and friendships with musicians.
Erich, whose career started at well-known restaurants like the Shattuck Hotel and Giovanni’s Pizza, loved the ocean and loved to read. His humor could also make anyone laugh.
Bob was a very thoughtful and philosophical person and was always quick with a joke or to make light of a situation.
Her superpower was making a deep connection with each person who came into her life, said her brother. “The love, laughter and friendship she created will reverberate forever."