Donna Knight

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Donna Jean Knight

Passed away suddenly whilst on a business trip, on February 5th, 2014, aged 68 years.

Much beloved wife for nearly 19 years of Frederic Klaske; Loving sister of Suzanne Knight and much loved aunt to her two nephews, Nick and Ben.  Born in Torrance, California, grew up in Minneapolis, and a resident of the San Francisco Bay area for over 30 years.  A Masters degree from Northwestern University, and an MBA from the Stanford Sloan Program. Engaged in financial services activities during her long and successful career, including a stint as the VP of Marketing at the Pacific Stock Exchange in San Francisco.  Deeply involved in animal care and rescue with volunteer work at the East Bay SPCA and the Newfoundland Club of Northern California, and caring for two adopted Newfoundland litter mates with her husband.  Avid reader, jazz and blues music aficionado, and devotee of exotic, off the beaten path travels.

A Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 15th, 2014 from 11 am to 1 pm at Halsted N. Gray – Carew & English, 1123 Sutter Street, San Francisco, followed by a Funeral Service at 2 pm at Grace Cathedral, 1100 California Street, San Francisco.  Private Interment.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna's memory may be made to the .


Funeral Home
Halsted N. Gray-Carew & English Inc.
1123 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 673-3000
Funeral Home Details
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Feb. 9, 2014
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