Sandra Clarke-Herrara
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Obituary of Sandra Clarke-Herrara

Sandra Kathleen Clarke-Herrera

Longtime Resident of San Francisco

Jan 12, 1959 – Dec 17, 2017


     After a courageous battle with cancer, Sandi died peacefully in her husband’s arms.  Sandi’s caring heart and vibrant spirit touched everyone she met.

     Sandi was born in Santa Cruz, CA.  She attended St. Lucy Elementary School in Campbell, Presentation High School in San Jose, and Los Altos High School in Los Altos.

     After many years working within the music industry, she found the love of her life, Freddie.  Freddie and Sandi were married in October 1986.  They continued their life together in the “Rock and Roll” scene with the Keystone Family and The Stone Nightclub.

     Sandi was preceded in death by her brother, Ken.  Sandi is survived by her loving husband Freddie, devoted stepchildren Jeanie (Mike), Paul, Joyce (Bill), grandchildren Rachael, Jason, Lani, PJ, and great-grandchildren Jayden, Kaden Bryce, Elliot.  Sandi is survived by her parents, Wilbur and Betty Clarke of Los Altos, her siblings Mike (Mary), Bob (Michael), Elaine (Mark), Don (Debi), Barbara (Don), Mark (Megan) and many nieces and nephews.

     Sandi was very special to her close-knit family and friends.  Her contagious smile, her constant hugs, and her gift of dancing will be deeply missed.

     Friends and Family are invited to a Rosary and Funeral Mass on December 29, 2017 at 10am at St. Simon Catholic Church, 1860 Grant Road, Los Altos.

     A Celebration of Life will be held in San Francisco at The Italian Athletic Club with an additional one held in Stockton, CA.  Details are still being finalized.

In Lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donation to the

“Bass Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases

Sandi was a dedicated member of the San Francisco Auxiliary for Children benefiting the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

Fundraising page link:

Checks can be mailed to

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

400 Hamilton Avenue Suite 340

Palo Alto, CA  94301

Please note on the check that the donation is made in the

Memory of Sandra Clarke-Herrera