Constituents Deceased list

Lou Spitters ’80 was born on May 17, 1957, in San Francisco to Mary Ann Heaton Spitters (deceased) and Laurence L. Spitters. Lou was a loving husband, a loving father, a loving son, and an incredible brother, grandfather, uncle, and pal as well as Bruce Springsteen’s No. 1 fan, an avid cyclist, a classic car devotee, an Earthquakes and Warrior’s fan, a traveler, an art lover, a music lover, a storyteller, a party host, a master at the barbeque, a gardener, a do-it-yourselfer, a dog lover, a hiker, a coach, a goofball who found humor in everything, a back roads driver (unafraid to run out of gas), a spontaneous creator of fun and games, a student of Palo Alto Public Schools, Bellarmine College Prep (and a formidable defender on the Bells’ soccer pitch), SCU, and Washington University Law School, and a successful attorney who worked tirelessly for his clients alongside his colleagues. A resident of San Jose, he passed away on Nov. 28, 2018. Lou was a strong and sensitive man who was a generous giver of all he had to offer, and a loving friend to many. He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Elizabeth Spitters; beloved children David Spitters, Robert Hernandez, Erica (Raul) Lira, and Anselmo (Jessica) Hernandez; grandchildren Isabel, Robert, and Girasol Hernandez; his father, Laurence L. (Suzanne) Spitters; siblings Mary (Arthur) Casey, Thomas Spitters ’91, Peter, Nancy Eaton, Christopher (Norma), and Catherine Spitters. Lou also leaves behind many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.

29 Mar 2019