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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
The Sun Sets on Folk Song Legend Pete Seeger

The Sun Sets on Folk Song Legend Pete Seeger

Seeger died Monday at age 94. He was to have received the first ever Woody Guthrie Prize in February.
Memorial Service Planned for Piedmont Resident Jill Reese

Memorial Service Planned for Piedmont Resident Jill Reese

Services are scheduled Jan. 26 for Jill Fritschi Reese, a Piedmont resident who was reported missing Jan. 14 and found deceased in San Francisco the following day.
Piedmont Resident Robert Kruger Dies at 57

Piedmont Resident Robert Kruger Dies at 57

Mr. Kruger, a financial planner, river rafter and proud father, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.
Harold Camping, Alameda Radio Evangelist Who Predicted End of the World, Dies at Age 92

Harold Camping, Alameda Radio Evangelist Who Predicted End of the World, Dies at Age 92

Camping's predictions that the world would end in 2011 received widespread media attention.
Nelson Mandela, Freedom Fighter, Statesman, Dead at 95

Nelson Mandela, Freedom Fighter, Statesman, Dead at 95

Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner says Mandela's example will live on forever.
Piedmont Death Notices

Piedmont Death Notices

Some of the people with ties to Piedmont who passed away recently.
Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Some of the people with ties to Piedmont and Oakland who passed away recently
Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Some of the people with connections to Piedmont and Oakland who passed away recently
Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Some of the people with ties to Piedmont and Oakland who passed away recently
Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Some of the people with ties to Piedmont and Oakland who passed away recently
Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

Piedmont-Oakland Death Notices

A list of some of the people with ties to Piedmont and Oakland who passed away recently
BART's First Employee Dies at Age 89

BART's First Employee Dies at Age 89

Bill "B.R." Stokes began as BART's director of information in 1958, and was later promoted to general manager.
Obituary: William Drum, a Founder of the Piedmont Harvest Festival

Obituary: William Drum, a Founder of the Piedmont Harvest Festival

A celebration fo Mr. Drum's life is planned for Thursday at Piedmont Community Church.
Piedmont Mourns Loss of Youth Sports Leader Murray Davis

Piedmont Mourns Loss of Youth Sports Leader Murray Davis

Mr. Davis, a leader in Piedmont youth sports, died suddenly on Dec. 29. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 327 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland.
East Bay Remembers Native Dave Brubeck

East Bay Remembers Native Dave Brubeck

The jazz pianist was born in Concord on Dec. 6, 1920 and later lived in the Oakland Hills. He was one of the most influential jazz performers of the 1950s and '60s.

Obituary: Gail Eleanor Lamarche

Mrs. Lamarche lived with her daughter, Anne-Marie Lamarche of Piedmont, until her recent death. A Piedmont celebration of her life is planned for Oct. 28.
Cancer Claims Life of PHS Science Teacher

Cancer Claims Life of PHS Science Teacher

Eileen Rohmer succumbed to cancer on Sunday evening, Sept. 16.
Piedmonter, NFL Owner Al Davis Dead at 82

Piedmonter, NFL Owner Al Davis Dead at 82

The owner of the Oakland Raiders and longtime Piedmont resident was one of football's great iconoclasts.
Remembering Steve Jobs

Remembering Steve Jobs

The Apple co-founder and one-time Pixar CEO died Wednesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Share your thoughts and memories.