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Lemuel Summey

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Lemuel Summey
Palo Alto
Lemuel Summey, age 95, passed away on January 9, 2018 at Vi Residence in Palo Alto, California. Born in Rutherford, North Carolina to Luke and Ada Summey in 1922, Lemuel was raised in Forest City and graduated from Cool Springs High School.
After serving in the Air Force, Lemuel continued his education at University of California in Berkeley and Hastings College of the Law and served as an attorney in the San Mateo District Attorney's office until his retirement. He was active in civic organizations including Toastmasters, Rotary Club and San Mateo County's suicide prevention program, and pursued his interest in domestic and foreign affairs until his death. In recent years, he was instrumental in establishing the Vi Resident Lecture Series and Current Events Programs.
Lemuel had a life-long positive outlook and commitment to physical fitness which served him well through his 95 years. He is survived by his wife Ursula, daughters Karen Summey and Barbara Schoeberl, four grandchildren and five great grand-children. He was preceded in death by his parents and six siblings. He will be interred in Cool Springs Cemetery, Forest City, North Carolina.

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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Jan. 18, 2018
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