Welcome to the memorial page for

Evelyn (Lynn) Francis Rice

May 9, 1929 ~ July 23, 2017 (age 88)

Evelyn “Lynn” Rice died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Rossmoor on July 23, 2017.  Lynn (née Gutenberg) was born in Detroit and earned her BA in chemistry from the University of Michigan.  She moved to Berkeley in 1957 and became one of only four women graduates in Boalt Hall Law School’s class of 1968.  Lynn practiced law in the Berkeley area from 1968 until her retirement in 2012. Throughout her life, Lynn loved travel, theater, tennis, and folk dancing.  She is survived by her children, Laura Rice-Hall, Eric Rice, and Alan Rice, and her grandchildren Rob Kariakin, Natalie Rice, and Matthew Rice. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, August 13, 2017 form 2-4 PM at the David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704.If you wish to give a gift to honor Lynn, the family suggests that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to one of Lynn's favorite charities, either the American Civil Liberties Union or Planned Parenthood.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Civil Liberties Union
39 Drumm Street, San Francisco CA 94111
Tel: 1-415-621-2493

Planned Parenthood
Tel: 1-800-230-7526

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
August 13, 2017

2:00 PM

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