James Bruce
PASSINGS: Nancy Stoner Sage, James R. Beniger, Bill Mullikin, J. Bruce Llewellyn

Nancy Stoner Sage 1906 San Francisco quake survivorNancy Stoner Sage, 105, one of the few remaining survivors of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, died Thursday, three days before the 104th anniversary of the temblor. She died of natural causes at a Colorado nursing home, her son told the Oakland Tribune.Born in 1905, she was 15 months old when the quake struck on April 18, 1906. Her family lost everything in the resulting fire and her mother died soon after. Sent to Idaho to be raised by her grandfather and his wife, she grew up to become a librarian in a small farming town in the state.Sage was widowed at 47 in 1952 when her husband was killed in a logging accident. She never...