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Joan E Tyrrell

October 27, 1941 ~ June 9, 2018 (age 76)
Joan E. Tyrrell
Resident of Los Gatos
Oct 27, 1941- June 9, 2018
Joan passed away on Saturday June 9, 2018 at Kaiser Hospital after a brief illness.  Joan was born in Warmond, Netherlands and immigrated to Australia and then to the United States where she made her home and raised her children. She was CEO and President of a major publishing company dealing in magazines, newspapers, and foreign periodicals. She was a world traveler from the very beginning. Her favorite trips were Turkey, Italy, France, Greece, Peru, Singapore and China. She would always say she lived a "fabulous" life. She was a trailblazer, being one of the first female members of the Saratoga Rotary. She touched many many lives.
Joan is survived by her loving husband, Richard; children Monique(Paul) Freed, Robert (Michelle) Maybell, Eva(Marc) Masek and Tim Kuchuc; grandchildren Nicholas, Christopher, Ryan, Georgia, Brandon, Madison, Andrew, Samantha and Nick; sisters Pam (John) Hernandez, Margaret (Kevin) Safford.
She is also survived by her dearest best friend Dorothy Houde.
She is predeceased by her step daughter, Jane Kuchac.
She will also be remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, dear friends and many loyal customers. She will be missed by all who knew her. Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Monday June 18, 2018 from 3-7pm at Darling & Fischer, Chapel of the Hills, 615 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, Ca 95030
Private burial to follow.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity.
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