Sunshine News

The District wants to know of Lions illness, Death and Life Events.  Please email your Sunshine News that you would like shared with the District to our Sunshine Chair, Lion Cindy Smith at  This page will show the Class of 2015-2016 of Lions who have passed during the current Lion year.

Deceased Lion

Late Lion Al Ayon


It is with a sad heart that we report the loss of Lion Al Ayon of the Half Moon Bay Lions Club. Lion Al was a valuable member of our club for over 10 years. Lion Al had been in ill health for the last few years. Lion Al is survived by his wife, Lion [&hel

Late Lion Dave Keller

unknown - January 11 2016

Fellow Lions & Friends: For those who are not aware, Lion Dave Keller passed away suddenly on January 11 of apparent heart failure. He was 59 years old and is survived by his wife Tammy and daughter Amber. He was a lifelong resident of South San Fran

Late PDG Lion Rudy Loredo

unknown - December 13, 2015

Dear Lions, On behalf of the Charter Members, Officers and Members of the South San Francisco Golden Gate Lions Club (SSFGGLC), it is with deepest regret and sorrow, that we would like to inform you, our beloved Past District Governor, Past President and

Late Lion Rick Ochsenhirt

unknown - December 6, 2015

Dear Lions, I am sorry to let the district know of the passing of Past President and Past President of the PCL Lion Rick Ochsenhirt passing on December 6th. We are thankful for Lion Rick’s service to Lionism and our community. Our thoughts and praye

Late Lion William Collier

unknown - November 26, 2015

Dear Lions, I am sorry to let the district know of the passing of Charter member Lion William Collier. He passed away Thanksgiving morning at Veterans Hospital in San Francisco. His wife Lion Gloria Collier is a member San Francisco Merced Heights. New lo

Late Lion Mal Stowell

January 19, 1945 - September 26, 2015

Sadly, with a heavy heart that I am letting you know of the passing of Lion Mal Stowell on September 26th. Lion Mal served the Foster City Lions club as president in 1985-86, past PCL president, past District 4-C4 Zone and Region Chair. serving the Reno H

Late Lion Cy Bologoff

1932 - September 28, 2015

It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Lion Cy Bologoff lost his long fought battle. He will be missed. Long Time Brisbane Lion (since 1987). Former Mayor Cyril G. “Cy” Bologoff passed away September 28, 2015. Cy served

Late Lion Dan Andersen

1940 - September 15, 2015

It is with great sadness and sorrow that Lion President Kevin Osborne and the members of the Burlingame Lions Club inform our District Lions Family and friends of the passing of one of Burlingame’s finest Lions, Lion Dan Edward Andersen, Jr. Dan was

Late PDG Lion Al Leyva

1925 - August 6, 2015

It is with deep and heartfelt sadness that the Burlingame Lions Club announces the passing of Past District Governor Albert J. “Al” Leyva on August 6, 2015, at the age of 90. Lion Al joined the Burlingame Lions Club on October 1,1970, and rema

Late Lion Joe McLoughlin

1923 - August 4, 2015

Lion Joe Mc Loughlin passed on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his home in Menlo Park at age 92. He has been a Lion for over 37 years and very involved in not only the Lions but other community activities. His family has advised us that a Mass will be at The C

Sunshine Committee

Lion Cindy Smith

District Sunshine Committee Chair

District Committees and Lions Leadership Teams Lion Cindy Serves: District Global Leadership and Global Membership Team – Trainer Foster City Lions Club – Bulletin Editor