Robert Richard Williams,a resident of Lafayette, was born in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He earned a degree in engineering from the University of Illinois. He had a long career with Chevron. Williams died on Jan. 18 at the age of 83.
John M. Trowbridge,a resident of Moraga, was born in New Jersey. He served in the U.S. Army and earned an engineering degree at UCLA. He worked as an engineering and then became a business partner with the Regional Sales Company, working as a manufacturer's representative throughout the western United States. He lived in San Diego from 1978 to 2012 before moving to Moraga. Trowbridge died on Jan. 6 at the age of 81.
Elizabeth Fitzenz,a resident of San Jose, grew up in Orinda. She attended elementary school in Orinda and graduated from Acalanes High School. Fitzenz volunteered with non-profit organizations, including Meals on Wheels. Fitzenz died on Jan. 14 at the age of 78.