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Lincoln Adams Mitchell
Aug. 10, 1936 - May 12, 2015
Atherton, California

Lincoln Adams Mitchell died on May 12, 2015, from complications following a stroke. He is survived by his daughter Rebekah Ann Mitchell of Kentfield, California, as well as nephew Morris D. Mitchell and niece Elizabeth D. Mitchell, both of Soquel, California. Lincoln was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 10, 1936. He attended middle school at The Blake School in Minnesota and graduated high school from Hebron Academy in Maine in 1954. He also attended Dartmouth College, where he served as the editor for the Dartmouth Daily and was a member of Phi Delta Phi before graduating with a B.A. in 1958. For a brief time after college, he served as a field artillery officer for the U.S. Army. He then attended Stanford Law School, graduating in 1962. After being admitted to the State Bar of California in June 1964, Lincoln became a certified specialist in family law and practiced in Palo Alto for 50 years. Professionally, Lincoln was a member of the Conference of Delegates for the State Bar of California from 1970 to 1979. He was the President of the Palo Alto Bar Association from 1979-1980 and was Trustee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association from 1974 to1977 and 1979 ...

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Beverly Huff
Nov. 20, 1922 - July 25, 2015 Menlo Park, California

Beverly Humphreys Huff died peacefully July 25 at the age of 92. Born Nov. 20, 1922, in Fresno, California, to Catherine Bailard Humphreys and George Humphreys, she grew up in Carpinteria, California. Beverly was a fourth-generation Californian, and her family still runs the avocado ranch that was o...

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Matthew J. Shanks
Feb. 4, 1950 - July 20, 2015 Woodside, California

Matthew Joseph Shanks passed away very unexpectedly of a heart attack on July 20th while on vacation in Greece with his wife and close friends. He was 65. Matthew grew up in Redwood City and was a longtime resident of Woodside. He was a graduate of UC Santa Barbara, and had a career in real esta...

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Jake "Jay" E. Price
Dec. 24, 1946 - July 15, 2015 Watsonville, California

Jay Price, 69, a longtime resident of Palo Alto, passed away on July 15, 2015. He was born Dec. 24, 1946, in San Francisco, California. He moved to Palo Alto in 1959. He attended Jordan Jr. High and graduated from Palo Alto High School, class of 1964. He attended Bishop College in Dallas, Texas. Jay...

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Harriette A. Shakes
Dec. 8, 1944 - July 13, 2015 Palo Alto, California

Harriette Ann Shakes (1944-2015), my brilliant, beautiful, technically savvy, history loving, Palo Alto passionate mother passed away Monday morning, July 13, surrounded by friends, family and her loving husband Joseph Stanley Shakes. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Long Beach, Californi...

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