Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Darryll R. Stroud, 84, passed away September 25, 2013 after a two year battle with cancer. A native of San Francisco and graduate of Washington High School, Darryll was a Navy veteran and retired NASA employee of 34 years. He and his wife, Dorothy, raised three children in Sunnyvale, California before retiring to Lake of the Pines (LOP) in 1990. Darryll was active in the Masonic Lodge (Mountain View), Indian Guides, Eastern Star (Past Patron), and was a volunteer for many years at the Sacramento International Airport, the Sacramento Jazz Festival, and with the Special Olympics
. He was a member of the Retired United Airlines Employee's Association and NARFE. Darryll and Dorothy travelled extensively to Europe during retirement, and enjoyed many hiking trips in Switzerland with friends.
Darryll is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy; daughter Diane (Steve) Haag; son Kenneth Stroud; daughter Nancy (Brian) Pantiga; and six grandchildren: Brian, Sarah, Jennifer, Hannah, Taylor and Kyle.
A Memorial will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Eureka Masonic Lodge of Auburn, 956 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603. In lieu of flowers, please donate in his memory to The Shriners Hospital, or a