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Marguerite Cecile Malgoire
April 28, 1920 - Oct. 19, 2014
Woodside, California

Marguerite C. (Marge) Malgoire, 94, passed away at home on October 19 after complications from surgery to repair a broken hip. She was a long-time resident of Woodside. Her parents bought a small parcel of land there after spending summers camping at the creek behind what is now Woodside Elementary School. As a young child, Marge and her siblings spent summers in Woodside. They slept in "tents" on the property, walked to Caldwell’s market (now Roberts) to purchase supplies, delighted in seeing "Tony the Iceman," who brought them huge blocks of ice to keep everything cold, and ran, barefoot and carefree, over the dirt roads of Woodside. She remembered that, as a young child, she heard lions roar at night from the menagerie of wild animals at the Whittell Estate on Tripp Road. As permanent residents from 1950, she and her husband Marcel raised their children in Woodside, and worked together at their store – The Little Brown Jug, now the Art Shop next to the Woodside Cafe & Bakery. Her family benefited from her skill as a cook; early in her marriage, she learned the basics of French country cooking from her father-in-law, and spent many hours watching and (often)...

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David S. Nivison
Jan. 17, 1923 - Oct. 16, 2014 Los Altos, California

David S. Nivison, 91 years old, and a resident of Los Altos, California since 1952, died Oct. 16, 2014 at home. His neighbors had recently honored him as the “Mayor of Russell Ave., in recognition of 62 years of distinguished living” on that street. He was born January 17, 1923 in Farmingdale, M...

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Lena Levinson
June 21, 1912 - Oct. 14, 2014 Palo Alto, California

Lena Levinson passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the age of 102, at her residence in Palo Alto. She died peacefully in her sleep. Lena was born and raised in Chicago. She graduated from the Mount Sinai Hospital School of Nursing, and served as a U.S. Army Nurse in the Pacific Theater in World War ...

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Margaret "Meg" Reed O'Malley
Feb. 15, 1923 - Oct. 12, 2014 Palo Alto, California

A longtime resident of Palo Alto, Meg was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was an accomplished painter and professional designer, generous volunteer in the art and school communities, vibrant friend and extraordinary hostess. She passed away peacefully in Napa, California. Born Margare...

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Norman H. Dyson
Sept. 27, 1937 - Oct. 10, 2014 Palo Alto, California

A longtime Palo Alto resident, Norman passed away peacefully on Oct. 10 after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Manchester, England, in 1937, he earned his B.Sc. in chemistry from The University of Leeds in 1959, followed by a Ph.D. in 1962. In October 1959 he married Elaine, his chi...

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