A ‘lovely person inside and out’: Berkeley High cheerleader dies unexpectedly
Lillia Bartlow, who was involved in a collision on Claremont Avenue in 2016, died Friday. She was 16.
Remembering Malcolm Burnstein, attorney for the Free Speech Movement
Burnstein represented protesters arrested during the Free Speech Movement, and later architected the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party and served as Rep. Barbara Lee’s campaign treasurer.
Remembering Norman Schneider, professor of urban studies
A witty, curious, thoughtful conversationalist, Schneider studied the economics of nonprofits and enjoyed his retirement in a home outside Healdsburg until it burned in August 2020.
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Remembering Stevanne Auerbach, ‘Dr. Toy,’ internationally famous toy reviewer
Before becoming a preeminent toy expert and author, she approved the first grant for Sesame Street and founded a major toy museum in San Francisco. She also held a world record for “largest collection of butterfly-related items.”
Remembering David Tabb, political science professor who lived in Berkeley for 50 years
Tabb, 83, was a family man with a gift for forging deep relationships. He taught at San Francisco State and was active in Congregation Beth El.
Remembering Vic Garlin, radical economist, restorer of vintage Jaguars
A professor and a lawyer, Garlin enjoyed driving his 1950s-era British racing green XK150 drophead coupe around Berkeley in a tweed cap.
Michael Delacour, People’s Park co-founder, dies at 85
Delacour hosted the first meetings to organize and build People’s Park at his Berkeley home in the 1960s.
Remembering Tom Luddy: ‘A champion for cinema’
Luddy, the co-founder of the Telluride Film Festival and a quiet but influential force in the film world, died last month at age 79.
Remembering Dwight Garner, Cal football legend and family man
Garner, who made sports history in “The Play,” leaves a legacy of mentorship, faith, and love that touched countless people in his community and large family.