March 18, 1954 – Jan. 14, 2014
Doug passed away peacefully at his Berkeley home, surrounded by his family and friends. The cause of death was pancreatic cancer. He was 59 years old.
Doug was born in Sacramento and lived most of his childhood in Davis. After graduating from Davis Senior High School in 1972, he went on to San Francisco State University. Doug lived and worked in San Francisco for many years, and moved to Berkeley in 1998. Doug had his own business and did accounting, tax preparation and was an enrolled agent.
Doug was a board member of the the Pacific Center in Berkeley. He was a Big Brother for Brothers and Sisters of Oakland and was a public member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee for UC San Francisco.
Doug is survived by his loving parents, Richard and Florence Rose of Granite Bay; and his brothers, Dennis of Santa Rosa and Dean of Sacramento.
Doug will be remembered for his generosity, keen sense of humor and willingness to help however he could.
A celebration of Doug’s life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at his home.