Carl Walter

Carl Emil Walter Mar. 17, 1952 - Aug. 23, 2013 Resident of Lafayette Carl passed suddenly on August 23 at age 61 in Lafayette, California. He leaves Lynne, his wife of 34 years, his son Robert, daughter Christy and her fianc‚e Dylan Watts as well as his brother Erik Walter. Carl also leaves his sisters-in-laws Susan Tully and Nan Utter, brother-in-law Greg Tully and his niece and nephew Megan and Scott Tully. Carl graduated from Lindsay High School as class valedictorian, UC Riverside Phi Beta Kappa and from the Haas MBA program at UC Berkeley. He worked for Coopers and Lybrand, La Forza, Laurel Burch and, for the last 20 years, Signatures Network and Live Nation. He is the owner of Headline Entertainment. Carl loved life, his work, his gardening and especially fishing. He was an avid golfer and skier, spending many enjoyable years skiing at Northstar with his wife and children. Carl enjoyed volunteering in Lafayette and raising funds for Holy Names High School in Oakland, California. A service will be held for Carl at Santa Maria Church in Orinda Friday Aug. 30th at 12:30 pm. Reception follows immediately afterward at the Orinda Country Club. Donations in Carl's name are appreciated to the Carl Walter Memorial Scholarship at Holy Names High School at - 510-547-3111

Published in Contra Costa Times on Aug. 28, 2013