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Remembering Denise
Posted 5/22/20



     Denise Berger, Irvington High School class of 1981 and Brier Elementary school secretary for over 20 years, quietly passed away at her home on May 15, 2020. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Shane, sister Rene and mother Patti. Due to the issues related to social distancing, a memorial service is not being planned at this time. The family kindly asks, that in lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Denise’s honor to either the Humane Society or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Cards can be mailed to 4233 Torres Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536.

      Denise touched thousands of lives during her tenure at Brier. It was commonplace for former students to return to Brier just to say hello to her because her smile was so infectious. She was well loved by the staff of all of Fremont USD, but especially her second family at Brier. She loved animals, happy faces, flowers, and was a true friend to many. Denise was a fighter, but unfortunately, she lost the battle to a non COVID-19 related issue. She will be greatly missed.