Silvio Giusti ’51 passed away on August 19, 2011. He was raised in Santa Rosa, Calif., the son of Frank & Masilia Giusti. Following graduation from Santa Rosa High School, he joined the Army and fought in the battle of Okinawa during WWII, the deadliest battle of the Pacific war. His division, the Deadeyes, received the Presidential Unit Citation for extraordinary heroism. Giusti graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College and Santa Clara University. He was an Electrical Engineer at Bechtel Corporation for 40 years and Chief Electrical Engineer in the SF Power Division. Although Giusti spent most of his time in the SF office, he also worked in the Middle East and in many states throughout the US. Giusti always enjoyed playing ball with his sons and coaching Little League. He enjoyed his 60+ year friendship with the members of the Santa Rosa TBO golf group and always looked forward to lunch with the ""Big Eat"" group in SF. He was a Senior Member of IEEE-PES and could always be counted on to be an usher at the 8 am mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Always a Giants fan, he attended games and enjoyed listening to Giants and 49er games while working in his yard. He took pride in his many and varied fruit trees. Giusti leaves his wife, Bea, sons, Gary (Sherrill), Steve (Celeste) and Mike (Chelsea) and grandchildren, Nicholas, Nathan, Matthew, Alison and Kaelyn, his brother Aldo and sister-in-law Lorraine and many loving nieces and nephews. His brother Dominic preceded him in death.

08 Nov 2018