She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ivan Gendzel of Cupertino; son Glen Gendzel, his wife, Colleen Hamilton, and their children (Joelle and Louis) of San Jose; daughter Amy Taylor, her husband John Taylor and their children (Grace and Jackson) of Everton, England (UK); sister-in-law Sue Ezekiel, her husband George Ezekiel of Oakland, their two sons (Dan & Jack) and their families. She was an artist and musician who loved teaching and sharing these interests with her students and fans.
A memorial service was held on Aug. 4 in Cupertino.
Please do not send flowers. However, if you wish to make a donation in her memory, consider Avenidas or the United Nations Association - Midpeninsula Chapter (where she volunteered for many years).
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