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Greta Elizabeth Goth
March 17, 1928 - June 29, 2015
Portola Valley, California

Tags: public service, business

Greta Elizabeth Goth died in her home June 29, 2015. She was the loving wife of O.A. Goth, who preceded her in death in 2006, loving mother of Ted Goth and his wife Eivor, loving grandmother of Michael Goth and his wife Kristina, and loving great-grandmother of Grant and Saxon Goth. Greta worked with her husband in their law office in Redwood City for over 35 years. She was well known in the ...

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Esther Cameron Paddleford
July 2, 1912 - June 21, 2015
Carefree, Arizona
Longtime Midpeninsulan Esther Cameron Paddleford passed away peacefully with her family by her side in Carefree, Arizona, just two weeks shy of her 103rd birthday. Esther joins her two husbands, the late David Cameron Sr. and the late Palo Alto icon George S. Paddleford. She is survived by her daughter, Victoria Hall of Sedona, Arizona; son, David Cameron Jr. of Scottsdale; one granddaughter, Kimb...

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Andrew Griscom
Oct. 12, 1928 - June 21, 2015
Palo Alto, California
Andrew Griscom, 86, of Palo Alto, California, and Chatham, Massachusetts, died on Father's Day, June 21, 2015, of cancer. A true Renaissance man and enthusiastic lifetime learner, Andy was born on Oct. 12, 1928, in Boston, to Ludlow Griscom, a famous ornithologist and naturalist, and Edith Sumner Sloan, a lifelong volunteer for the Grenfell Mission. He attended the Dexter School, Milton Academy...

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Allen Inhelder
March 14, 1931 - June 19, 2015
Portola Valley, California

Tags: veteran

On June 19, 2015, Allen Inhelder passed away in his Portola Valley home with his family at his side, after a courageous battle with lung disease. He was 84 years old. Allen was born in New Jersey on March 14, 1931. He was the younger of two brothers. Allen moved to Fallbrook, California, as a teenager with his parents William and Bianca Inhelder. He worked with his family on their avocado o...

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Mark Patrick Hanley
Sept. 14, 1962 - June 18, 2015
Redwood City, California

Tags: business

Mark Patrick Hanley September 14, 1962 – June 18, 2015 After a long, courageous battle with cancer, Mark Patrick Hanley passed away June 18 with his mother, Constance, at his side. Born in Sharon, PA, Mark was three years old when his family moved to Southern California. He attended Laguna Beach High School, where he received numerous awards and graduated Magna Cum Laude. At UCLA he was a ...

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Joseph Blaine Tanner
April 16, 1918 - June 18, 2015
Palo Alto, California
Dr. Joseph B. Tanner passed away peacefully at his Palo Alto, California, home, early on June 18. Elaine, his wife with whom he shared an extraordinary life partnership for 68 years, was at his side. Joe is a descendant of Mormon pioneers and was born on April 16, 1918, in Davis County, Utah. His father, A.Z. Tanner, was the first full-time physician in Layton, and with the assistance of Joe's ...

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Gertrude "Trudi" Cobb
Oct. 28, 1927 - June 18, 2015
Palo Alto, California
Gertrude "Trudi" Geng Cobb quietly passed away June 18, 2015. The child of German immigrants, Trudi was born on Oct. 28, 1927, in Palo Alto where she lived throughout her life. Trudi earned her Associates of Art degree in merchandising from Lux College in San Francisco where she was the class valedictorian. She embraced her college years and the opportunity it brought her to work for the S...

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Kenneth William Cauwet
May 26, 1945 - June 18, 2015
Redwood City, California
Kenneth William Cauwet died peacefully at his home in Redwood City on June 18. Nanci Conniff, his wife of 27 years, their son, Nathan Cauwet, sisters Connie Rice and Marianne Dugoni, and brother Stanley Cauwet survive him. Their brother, Richard Cauwet predeceased Ken in 2009. The extended Cauwet family was a source of great joy for Ken throughout his life. He was a wonderful father who coa...

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Al Todd
Aug. 1, 1937 - June 14, 2015
Palo Alto, California

Tags: veteran

Allen "Al" Wayne Todd, a man of many talents and a longtime Midtown resident in Palo Alto, peacefully passed away surrounded by his family. He will be missed by all who knew him. Al was born in Ryegate, Montana, to Marlin and Gladys (Hudson) Todd. He spent his youth in Ryegate where he was active in Boy Scouts, played in the high school band and the basketball team, and participated as a delega...

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Miriam Meyerhof
April 29, 1921 - June 13, 2015
Menlo Park, California
My mother, Miriam Meyerhof, passed away peacefully this morning, June 13, 2015 at 2 a.m. I was able to be with her a few hours before she was gone. She was born on April 29, 1921 -- exactly one year before my father Walter who was born on April 29, 1922. They knew each other as children as their parents were friends and belonged to the same Philosophical group in Germany. They were married...

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Laura Harriet Cline
Oct. 30, 1918 - June 13, 2015
Palo Alto, California
Longtime Palo Alto resident Laura H. Cline died June 13, 2015, in hospice care at home, at the age of 96. Laura was born in 1918 in Saginaw, Michigan, to Fred S. and Laura (Gallagher) Weavers. She earned a degree in nursing from the University of Michigan and worked at the university hospital in Ann Arbor. In 1941 she married Jack Fribley Cline, then a graduate student in electrical engineering. T...

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Philip D. Lively
Oct. 15, 1928 - June 12, 2015
Atherton, California

Tags: public service, business

On June 12, 2015, Philip D. Lively passed away in his home, surrounded by his family, after complications from a recent stroke. He was 86 years old. Phil was born in Medford, Oregon, on October 15, 1928. He was the only child of the late James and Pauline Lively, who moved to San Jose when Phil was 18 months old and became involved in the prune ranching and packing business. Phil was luck...

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Wilfred Healey Stone
Aug. 18, 1917 - June 11, 2015
Stanford, California

Tags: public service, teacher/educator, veteran

Professor Emeritus Wilfred (Will) Healey Stone, 97, who lived on the Stanford campus for more than five decades, died at home on June 11, 2015, with his wife, Ruth Carleton, by his side and their cat, Chloe, and dog, Sally, nearby. Stone was born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Springfield, Massachusetts, to the late Clara Ella Gilbreth and Lester Lyman Stone. Stone graduated from Springfield's Classical ...

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Henry Earle Riggs
Feb. 25, 1935 - June 10, 2015
Palo Alto, California

Tags: business, teacher/educator

Henry E. ("Hank") Riggs, past president of Harvey Mudd College, former vice president for development at Stanford University, and founder and first president of Keck Graduate Institute, died at his home in Palo Alto on June 10, after a brief illness. His wife and children were at his side. Hank had a remarkable career as entrepreneur, professor, writer and leader in higher education. He continu...

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Aldo Vieira da Rosa
Nov. 15, 1917 - June 8, 2015
Palo Alto, California
Aldo Vieira da Rosa, former Stanford professor, Brazilian Air Force General, author, patent holder and world-renowned masters swimmer, has died at the age of 97. Da Rosa was born in Florianópolis, Brazil, on Nov. 15, 1917, son of Julia Weber, a German national and José Vieira da Rosa, a Brazilian army general. A scientist and researcher from a young age, da Rosa nurtured his sharp mind and i...

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