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Lew D. Pedrazzi

Lew D. Pedrazzi, 85, passed away Sept. 14, 2006, in his beloved South Lake Tahoe.

He was born June 5, 1921, in Hollister, Calif., and graduated from Campbell High School in 1939. Lew was a Merchant Marine for nine years in World War II.

He owned many businesses in the South Bay area and was a liquor store and check cashing owner for more than 40 years. A Mason, Shriner and member of the Swiss Club, he was an active participant in all that he did.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Norma; devoted children, Mark and Gayle; five adoring grandchildren; loving sister, Agnes; and a host of family and friends. Lew will be greatly missed.

A celebration of his life will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Chapel of Roses at Oak Hill Cemetery, San Jose, Calif.

Donations in honor of Lew can be made to Books Aloud, Inc., P.O. Box 5731, San Jose, CA 95150.

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