APPRECIATION | Mary C. Warren, one of the most accomplished public servants in East Bay history and a trailblazer for women in local government, died Aug. 6. She was 94. Flags at Alameda County facilities were ordered to be flown at half-staff this week.
Following eight years in the U.S. Navy as a supply officer at the Aviation Supply Depot in Oakland, she rose through the ranks of the U.S. Postal Service and was appointed Deputy Director of Personnel for the U.S. Post Office by President John F. Kennedy. Later, Warren was named by President Lyndon Johnson to the Civil Rights Commission.
Services for Warren while be held Saturday, Aug. 13, 1 p.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Pleasanton.