Louis M. Gairaud ’54 passed on Jan. 26, 2011, at home due to complications of Parkinsons at age 79. Ret. Colonel USAR Louis M. Gairaud was the beloved husband of Marie Gairaud; loving brother of Catherine Padgett (Ben) of Annandale, Va.; loving father of Timothy L. Gairaud of San Jose, Lori Gairaud Webb (JJ) of Boulder Creek, Danny Reilly (Terri) of Savage, MN, Patti Gairaud, Geraldine L. Swanson and Suzanne Gairaud, all of San Jose; devoted grandfather of 14; great-grandfather of five; and uncle of three. He was a third-generation native of San Jose, and graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory and Santa Clara University. Louis was also a member of Santa Clara County Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, past president of Insurance Brokers & Agents of Silicon Valley, member of Young Men’s Institute, and San Jose Council Number 2.