Cantor Richard Kaplan will be remembered for his “wonderful, throaty voice that was so tantalizing”
Ashley Jenkins formed and coached her own cheer team, the Eboni Stallions. She honed her skills early by teaching cheers to John Muir Elementary School classmates at recess.
Frank Daar was a leader in the formation of the “April Coalition,” which made national news in 1971 by electing Loni Hancock, Ira Simmons and D’Army Bailey to the Berkeley City Council.
Patricia Bulitt, a creative force and an impresario, also exhibited her embellished paper dresses in galleries and taught dance to kids in Berkeley and in remote Inuit communities throughout Alaska.
Tim Wallace, a UC Berkeley economist, served on the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, canoed the length of the Wisconsin and Mississippi rivers and co-founded the Claremont Canyon Conservancy.
Peggy Love opened one of the first unsegregated coffee houses in downtown Atlanta, and turned her Berkeley home on Elmwood Avenue into an oasis of poetry readings, sunbathing, pot smoking, political meetings, and “hookups” of all sorts.
Dorothy Snodgrass was an administrative assistant at Boalt Hall School of Law at UC Berkeley, and an active member of the UC Berkeley Retirees’ Board of Directors.
A dynamic presence in the Bay Area hip-hop community for over two decades, the prolific Zion-I rapper was remembered during a Sunday celebration.
Harold Papkoff, Ph.D., was a professor of experimental endocrinology and of obstetrics, gynecology & reproductive sciences at UCSF.
A passionate gardener and lover of nature, Carole served on the Berkeley Parks and Recreation Commission for over 20 years, beginning in the early 1980s.
Gary Carson, an art advisor and appraiser in the Bay Area, was the agent for artists Bruce Conner and Stephen De Staebler and the representative of the Wally Hedrick estate. He loved bird hunting and Montana literature.
Diane Colborn, 68, worked in public schools for over 40 years. She had red hair, wore a red beret and manicured her nails with bright colors.