Duane Edward Rough Sr. died on Oct. 27, 2013 at the age of 69.
Mr. Rough was born in Burlingame, Calif. to parents Benjamin Rough and Mildred Offenbach.
He graduated from Pittsburgh High School in 1963 and continued his education receiving an associates degree from Diablo Valley College, where he met his wife Teresa Ann Sot. Mr Rough then attended San Francisco State earning his bachelors and finished his education by earning his masters and San Jose State University.
Mr. Rough was an elementary teacher at Laneview Elementary School and is remembered for taking the classes on hikes to Yosemite National Park, Sunset Beach and other well traveled destinations.
He enjoyed family, friends and photography as well as mentoring the youth.
Mr. Rough is survived by his wife of 48 years Teresa, his mother Mildred, children; Duane, Benjamin and Robin, grandchildren Samantha, DJ, Jacob, Christopher, Michael, Hannah, Zachery and Madison.
A memorial service will be held over Thanksgiving weekend and a memorial hike will be coordinated for June 2014.