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Doris Harriet Cole, 64, passed away March 13 at her home in Encino following a battle with ovarian cancer.
Cole earned her bachelor's degree in education from Northwestern University and taught in the Chicago public schools Chicago Public Schools, commonly abbreviated as CPS by local residents and politicians, is a school district that controls over 600 public elementary and high schools in Chicago, Illinois. . She continued her education at California State University, Northridge CSUN offers a variety of programs leading to bachelor's degrees in 61 fields and master's degrees in 42 fields. The university has over 150,000 alumni. It's also home to a summer musical theater/theater program known as TADW (TeenAge Drama Workshop) that leads teenagers through an , earning master degrees in special education and accounting. She had been a CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. in private practice since 1986.
"Doris had a great sense of humor Noun 1. sense of humor - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
sense of humour, humor, humour ," says Encino-based CPA Carolyn Fox. "Anytime you had a conversation with her you'd leave with a smile on your face. She was also incredibly intelligent and a real fighter no matter what happened to her."
Send memorial donations to: Ovarian Cancer National Alliance; 910 17th St NW, Ste. 413; Washington D.C. 20006.
CalCPA's 2000 Public Service Award winner Jennings Wait "Bud" Smith, 84, passed away Feb. 3.
Born in Lemolo, Wash., Smith grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of San Francisco • • [ with a bachelor's in economics. He then became a CPA and worked for Price Waterhouse, the GAO, the U.S. Army Audit Agency in Munich, Germany and Matson Navigation in San Francisco. He also served as director of fiscal affairs for the Port of Oakland The Port of Oakland was the first major port on the Pacific Coast of the United States to build terminals for container ships. It is now the fourth busiest container port in the United States; behind Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Newark. and was treasurer and CFO for the City OT Oakland, where he lived. He was in private practice until his death.
"I had a lot of respect for him," says Reed Cowan, a Lafayette-based CPA who was a friend and colleague. "I could go and ask him anything and he'd set me straight. The only thing I taught him was to drink sapphire martinis."
Send memorial donations to: Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund; University of San Francisco; 2130 Fulton St.; San Francisco CA 94117.