In Memory

Barbara Brown** (Grady)


Barbe, aged 68, died peacefully on October 22, 2012 surrounded by her family and friends. Barbara was born June 26,1944, in San Francisco, California, daughter of Claire C. Brown and Saima I. Brown. Barbe thoroughly enjoyed traveling, gardening and needlepoint. She loved music and was First Seat Bass at Mc Clatchey High School in Sacramento, CA. She was also part of an award winning quartet that performed at special events throughout Sacramento. She's is survived by her husband Lawrence Grady, sons, Marc Magdaleno and Jon Magdaleno and his wife Karen, daughter Toni Magdaleno-Ward and husband Marc, all of San Jose, CA, preceded by daughter Lori Magdaleno of Sacramento, CA Grandchildren Jon Jr., Marc Jr. and wife Stacey, Michele, Raquel, David, Cindy and husband Damian, Monica and Timothy, great-grandchildren Michael, Isabella, Junior, Marisa, Isaiah, Kenzie, Kendra and Damian Jr. 13 nieces 14 nephews; and a number of other relatives. 50 plus of her childrens friends and family members who called her Mom or Mrs. Mag that she took in and cared for.There will be a memorial service at St. Francis Cabrini Church, 15333 Woodard Avenue, San Jose, CA 95118 on Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at 12:00pm. Families and friends are invited to gather after service for support and remembrance at her house.
Published in Sacramento Bee on October 25, 2012