Friday, September 23, 2011

Respected elders pass

The lights in Bayview Hunters Point have dimmed as the community mourns the loss of Eloise Westbrook and Leroy Looper.

Mrs. Westbrook's accomplishments are lasting and far reaching, and many in the community consider her an icon. more

Mr. Looper was respected for combining keen business sense with social responsibility. He told his own "bootstraps" life story in an autobiography that can be found online. Read the autobiography.

Quesada Gardens Initiative expresses deepest sympathy to the many family members and friends of Mrs. Westbrook and Mr. Looper.

pictured: Eloise Westbrook in November 2007 (credit, Richard Uchida)

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