Portola Valley Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel 

    Martin Litton, pioneering wildland guardian, dies at 97

    PORTOLA VALLEY >> Martin Litton, a bold whitewater navigator and even bolder advocate for preserving the wildlands of the American West, has died at age 97. Litton had been in hospice care and died Sunday at his home in Portola Valley, said Alison Sheehey, programs director at Sequoia ForestKeeper, where Litton was president. Litton was “active in protecting the environment until just a few days ago,” Sheehey said in an email to The Associated Press.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via KLTV Tyler 

    Martin Litton, pioneering wildland guardian, dies

    Litton, a legendary Colorado River guide and fierce wil... . In this undated photo provided courtesy of Sequoia ForestKeeper, shows its president, Martin Litton with the giant sequoia, Stagg Tree at the Alder Creek Grove in the Sequoia National Forest, Calif.

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