Our archives contain over 30,000 obituaries, dating from the 1890s to the present, that have appeared in local newspapers. They include Palo Altans and residents of neighboring cities who worked in Palo Alto .
To find out whose obituaries are available, visit the Obituary Database, an on-line listing of the obituaries.
Copies of the obituaries themselves are available at the History Desk in the Main Library. To obtain a copy of an obituary, contact the historian.