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Tom Salisbury '61

April 2024

My brother, Charles Harrison Salisbury, Jr., died in Baltimore on October 30, 2023, at age 83, due to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), a rare, more aggressive form of Parkinson’s Disease, demonstrating a stoic, quiet strength as he addressed his declining physical capacities. Fortunately, his mind and sense of humor persisted until the end. Special recognition goes to his wife of 57 years, Bunny, two children (Annie and Katie), and the in-home caregivers, who cared for him during his last months when daily care and support were required. He donated his brain to Johns Hopkins researchers as further discovery is required for this difficult diagnosis.

On a happier note, my granddaughter, Phoebe, enthusiastically began her first year at UC-Berkeley, and my grandson, Camden, is a high school freshman in Sacramento. Camden was able to participate in his school’s exchange program, spending time in France, and is pitching and playing third base on his high school varsity baseball team. Fortunately, I have been able to watch the livestream of his games


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