Local philanthropist and lover of music Grace Noda (née Imamoto) died on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, surrounded by family and music. She was 98 years old. She leaves behind a legacy of kindness to others.
Alan Templeton is the kind of donor who likes to be involved. “The biggest fringe benefit of being a donor is you’re engaged in a form of high-quality continuing education,” said Alan Templeton over lunch in a simple Thai restaurant near his Oakland home.