As a newborn baby, he starred in ‘Teaching Teo,’ a mockumentary about ‘politically correct child rearing, Berkeley-lesbian style.’ He grew into a man who was a light in everyone’s life.
Denton, 88, was an unwavering supporter of his wife Colette’s artistic career. He died in the Berkeley Hills home he designed and built.
Brodie was the co-founder of Jewish Milestones, an educational resource for Jewish lifecycle ceremonies that launched in 2004 as The Ritualist.
Cronin, 87, worked in Berkeley from 1998 to 2000 and also taught at the Graduate Theological Union.
Born into a Jewish family in Mexico City, Yaschine was also a beloved teacher, wood sculptor and artist.
Sachs, a Berkeley resident, enjoyed sailboarding, wind surfing, roller skating and white water rafting.
Holland also worked as a substitute teacher at Berkeley public schools and was renowned for her vivacious spirit and sense of humor.
He was also a supportive husband to Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean, and worked in her political campaigns. He died at 93.
Armstrong, an artist and community activist, also designed beloved play structures in Live Oak, Codornices and Glendale-La Loma parks.
Simone Hérault survived World War II, immigrated to the U.S. as a au pair, and at age 42, she opened her eponymous restaurant in Oakland.
Bryant summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, hiked the John Muir Trail, attended 100-plus performances at Berkeley Rep and San Francisco Opera, and rode a Harley-Davidson in San Francisco’s Pride Parade.
At the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in Berkeley, Abrams worked with the distinguished physicists George Trilling and Gerson Goldhaber.