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Warren Braue Heid

January 31, 1924 ~ February 9, 2018 (age 94)

Noted architect Warren Braue Heid, Saratoga Citizen of the Year 1983, died following his 94th birthday on Friday, February 9th, 2018. Born in Alameda to Evan and Erna Heid, an accomplished violinist, Warren graduated in 1942 from Los Gatos High School. He was a sergeant in the Airborne Signal Corp during WWII, having been stationed in India and China. After the war, Warren enrolled in the University of California in the school of Architecture. After graduating with departmental honors, Warren went to work for his uncle’s firm at Binder and Curtis. In 1958, he opened his own office in Saratoga where he worked for the next 50 years.
He married Sheila Stanfield in 1948 and had two children, William Jeffrey Heid, landscape architect, and Susan Walsh, retired elementary school teacher. Known widely for his expansive toy train collection, Warren was also a member and former president of the Saratoga Rotary Club, member of the Saratoga Men’s Club, member of the Saratoga Heritage Preservation Commission, a director of the Saratoga Historical Foundation, and a director of the Montalvo Association. He designed many homes and buildings across the bay area including Plaza Del Roble, The Inn at Saratoga, the former San Jose Mercury News building, the Ponderosa Lodge at Mount Hermon, and Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, his two children, his son-in-law Mike, and daughter-in-law Julie, and his five grandchildren, Mark, William, Jeffrey, Carrie, and Kirsti. There will be a memorial service held in his honor at Saratoga Federated Church on April 7 at 1:00pm.

 Service Information

February 14, 2018

1:00 PM to TBD
Madronia Cemetery
14766 Oak Street
Saratoga, CA 95070

Memorial Service
April 7, 2018

1:00 PM
Saratoga Federated Church
20390 Park Place.
Saratoga, CA 95070


Madronia Cemetery
14766 Oak Street
Saratoga, CA 95070

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