Obituary: Lynne Joseph English (March 2, 1936 - April 4, 2014)

By Submitted April 28, 2014 11:46 am

Lynn English was born in 1936, a third-generation San Franciscan of Irish descent. He was educated at the University of San Francisco, putting himself through school by working days as a printer. He was drafted into the army for two years.

He worked various jobs, including the Forest Service, law clerk, printer, gardener, tree topper at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, a boat yard owner and commercial fisherman. He was a published poet. Poetry to him was in the Irish tradition. He had a passion for animals, the sea and the woods. He will be greatly missed. As per his request, no services will be held.