Linda Alperstein
1938 - 2018
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Linda Perlin AlpersteinMach 20, 1938 - November 20, 2018Linda Perlin Alperstein passed away on Nov. 20th at the age of 80 after a short hospitalization. She is survived by her devoted son, Michael Alperstein, grandson Nicholas Wendt, brother and sister, Judith Ann and Howie Perlin, and cousin Lisa Sherman.
Her humor, wisdom and kindness will be missed by family, friends, colleagues and clients. Linda was a a psychotherapist in private practice and former associate clinical professor at UCSF Medical Center.
A private gathering will be held at a later date.


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Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Dec. 6 to Dec. 16, 2018.
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
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November 30, 2019
Dear Linda's Family, I was honored to know this remarkable human being. She was my therapist for several years, during which time she literally saved my life. She taught me to love and forgive and to find joy in life. She did this with incredible intelligence, insight and humor. I think of her often as I move through life now. I am forever thankful that I was able to know her and forever grateful to the universe for allowing me to find her. You are all blessed to come from her. Fondly, Diane D.
Diane DeCorso
Friend
January 3, 2019
My dearest Linda...words cannot possibly express my gratitude for what you have given me. You gave me life when I had none left in me. You gave me hope when it had all dissolved. You taught me to find joy again. You brought humor to a very desperate time and helped me carve a new path. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I will forever remember you.

To your family...I am truly sorry for your loss. You, more than anyone, know what a very special human being Linda was. She will always live in your memories I am certain.

From one of your non-biological children...I'm sure there are many of us.
Diane D
December 12, 2018
Linda was my mentor. I so appreciated her wisdom, compassion, humor and no-non sense approach. She will be truly missed.
Britney B
December 11, 2018
May her memory be a blessing. I Remember her as a proud grandmother who became a mother again to her grandson in a very short period of time after one of our SSTAR meetings. Her son and grandson will miss this loving .
.woman....rest in peace Linda.
Blanche Freund
December 10, 2018
tumble on, tumbleweed-
may the white light I light for you be your guide in forever and ever and after-
tweak n a burpee bottom- last touch!
Paul Sherman
Family
December 10, 2018
I'm so sorry for your loss. As you remember your love one, may your cherished memories and Almighty God comfort your broken hearts. (Psalm 147:3)
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