Terry Firestone, wife of the late Jack Firestone, passed away at age 95. She is survived by her two sons, Dr. Lloyd Firestone (Abrea) and Dr. Fred Firestone (Lynne). She was adored by her grandchildren, Jessica Nguyen (Johnny), Seth & Jennifer Firestone (John Morrill), Stacia & Laura. She was a wonderful mother and grandma who will be greatly missed. Donations to the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F. are preferred.

Marvin Gralnick in Greenbrae on April 10, 2006. Beloved husband of Pauline and the late Fern Gralnick. Loving father of Neil (Bonnie) Gralnick, Howard and Leland Ruderman. Devoted grandfather of Aron and Christopher Gralnick and Lily Ruderman. Served as Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy during WWII at the age of 18. Marvin retired from the San Francisco Fire Department, after which he became the general manager and co-owner of the DeSoto Cab Co. retiring after 36 years. He served on the San Francisco Chamber Of Commerce Board, was past President of the San Francisco Taxi Cab Assoc. and a past member of the Board of the California State Taxi Assoc. Member of Congregation Beth Sholom and past President of the congregation’s Young Married Guild. He will be missed by his family and many friends for his love, friendship and great sense of humor. Funeral services were held at Home Of Peace Cemetery’s chapel, Colma, with interment at Salem Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions in Marvin’s name to the American Heart Assoc. or the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112.

David N. Highiet 82 passed away April 16, 2006 in Walnut Creek. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Elaine. His children Sheila Himmel (Ned) of Palo Alto and Nancy Morse (Wayne) of Seattle. Grandchildren Jacob and Lisa Himmel and Michelle and Zachary Morse. David was born in Stockton, Calif., and graduated from Stockton High School. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served 3 1⁄2 years on an airbase near London. He was a founding member of Temple Isaiah in Lafayette and chaired the membership and finance committees. He was president of Wolffs jewelers in the Bay Area, the Lions Club of Martinez and the Leading Jewelers Association. He retired in 1977. He was a Rossmoor resident for 7 years and previously a resident of Lafayette for 40 years. Funeral services will be held at Temple Isaiah on Tuesday, April 18 at 1 p.m. Donations may be made to Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549 or Hospice of Contra Costa County.

David H. Schneider, M.D. In Burlingame, Calif, April 12, 2006. Beloved husband of Karlyn Schneider. Loving father of Nancy Schneider, Jane Schneider and the late Robert Schneider and stepfather of Anne Nathan, Susan Hammer (Bruce) and Stephen Nathan. Devoted grandfather of Daniel Hammer. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, and resident of California since 1969. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Case Western Reserve Medical School, he was a practicing physician for over 35 years. Friends are invited to attend Memorial Services Monday, April 17 at 3:30 p.m. at Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame. Memorial contributions may be made to the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation League or Second Harvest Food Bank.

Water S. Strauss passed away in Roseville, Calif., April 3, 2006. Dear husband of the late Irene Strauss. Loving father of Gail Sando and Don (Sharon) Strauss; cherished grandfather of Aimee, Stacy, and Beth Sando and Samantha Strauss; brother of Elsie Dab; brother-in-law to Irv and Phyllis Krause. A devoted uncle to nieces and nephews. A companion to Barbara Miller. A native of Frankfurt, Germany, born Nov. 16, 1921. Walter was a partner for over 30 years at R. Rich and Co. in San Francisco and an active volunteer in numerous Jewish organizations. He will be truly missed by all who know and loved him. Funeral services were held at the Home of Peace Cemetery chapel in Colma. Contributions to the City of Hope, c/o Sylvia Levinson, 54 Pinehaven Drive, Daly City, CA 94015 preferred.