Streetwise - Remembering When


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Streetwise - Remembering When

by Frank Dunnigan
May 2017


Frank Dunnigan, WNP member and columnist. -

Those printed obituaries of the dearly departed often include educational, social, business, charitable, and religious affiliations that were important to the deceased. Having grown up in an Irish family, I remain an avid daily reader of San Francisco obituaries—now online—and recently, I’m noticing that many of the once-popular references may not be appearing in San Francisco Chronicle death notices for too much longer. You can spot a long-time San Franciscan when you read:

BORN:

NATIVE OF:

Van Ness & Hayes Streets. Looking NW to cemeteries; Hayes Valley - (Emiliano Echeverria/Randolph Brandt Collection)

GRADUATE OF:

looking southeast to City of Paris - (Courtesy of a Private Collector)

RETIRED EMPLOYEE OF:

Built in 1959, this pavilion accompanied the first modern skyscraper built on Market Street in 30 years - (Courtesy of a Private Collector)

DEVOTED WORSHIPER AT:

PROUD UNION MEMBER OF:

LONG-TIME MEMBER OF:

EARLY RESIDENT OF:

Hale Bros Department Store New Mission theater, New Mission Market, New Rialto Theatre on right, across from New Mission - (Courtesy of a Private Collector)

LONG-TIME BUSINESS OWNER ON:

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

SERVICES AT:


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