Remembering Michael Kevin Tandy, deputy district legal professional, auto mechanic

Michael Kevin Tandy. Submitted photo

Michael Kevin Tandy, July 31, 1942 – Feb. 5, 2021

Michael Kevin Tandy handed absent unexpectedly at house in Berkeley, on Feb. 5, 2021. He was 78.

Michael was born on July 31, 1942, to W. Lou and Mary Lucille Tandy, equally educators, in Eureka, Illinois.

Michael invested his childhood in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin as his father took a variety of educating positions as a professor of buyer economics. Michael graduated from Ohio Point out with a degree in education and learning and taught higher faculty for a brief time ahead of attending legislation college at UC Berkeley. He graduated from Berkeley Law with a J.D. in 1969 and worked as a deputy district legal professional for Alameda County before choosing to modify professions. His awareness of automobiles led him to open up a car or truck restore company — Michael’s Shop — which he ran successfully for several a long time.  He located satisfaction in diagnosing and correcting challenges and supporting people.

On July 7, 1983, he and Susan met and it was the commencing of a 37-year romantic relationship in which they realized from each individual other though also supplying just about every other space to be on their own and develop their possess interests. They each generally said that they ended up blessed to have discovered just about every other.

Michael beloved tenting and constructed a camper outfitted with solar panels to run a modest fridge and lights. This permitted for a longer period stays in distant and attractive regions, particularly the substantial desert of the jap Sierras. He and Susan seasoned numerous wild and beautiful locations in California, Oregon, Washington and Arizona.  

He also appreciated the writings of J. Krishnamurti, appreciated woodworking, Louis L’Amour westerns, audio from Chuck Berry to Bach and videos of all sorts. He relished interacting with the numerous cats that observed a home with him and Susan, making up silly songs to sing to people who appreciated his musical offerings.

He is survived by his sister, Lucy Friedman niece, Cindy Costello nephew, Ben Friedman and partner, Susan Ann Quan. He also leaves at the rear of aunts and cousins in Indiana, Florida and southern California.

 We, your household and mates, will generally preserve you in our hearts – we enjoy you and skip you.