Memorial for Pilar Lewis -
A Celebration of Her Life

Pilar Lewis, the founder of Ohlone College's Multimedia program, passed away on Friday, March 19, 2010. She was valiant in her difficult struggle with cancer and lived life to the fullest despite her illness.

Pilar Lewis.Pilar will be remembered for her grace, courtesy, hard work, commitment to excellent teaching and learning, and exemplary service as head of the Multimedia program. Her colleagues at Ohlone College are deeply saddened by her death.

Family, friends, and colleagues are invited to join a celebration of Pilar's life:

  • Thursday, May 20, 2010
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Jackson Theatre, Smith Center

The memorial will include a welcome from Walt Birkedahl, a song by Lynn, music accompaniment by Jon Degallier, Ahn Nguyen, and Tim Roberts, the telling of Pilar's Ohlone Story by Dr. Jim Wright, speakers from the audience, a dove release by Jimmy Dempsey, and refreshments.

Pilar Lewis Scholarship

A scholarship fund is being created to honor Pilar’s legacy at Ohlone College. Individuals wishing to contribute to this fund should make their check payable to the Ohlone College Foundation (on the memo line of the check, please put: Pilar Lewis Scholarship). Your contribution to the Ohlone College Foundation is tax deductible as provided by law. Our Tax ID Number is 77-0136497.