Robert Briggs spent most of his 80 years breathing life into instruments. For decades, Briggs took his passion for music into the hearts of his students at Armijo High School and those at the University of Berkeley, California.
There's a plot at Rockville Cemetery, where four large slabs of smooth concrete lie peacefully near the paved road, and where the story of Leslie Anderson, whose name is on one of the slabs, remains alive.
For Nancy Rossi, sitting in her large entertainment room with bursts of sunlight peeking through the plush curtains, talk of her husband always brings a glow to her face.
They say a teacher can help build a student’s self-esteem, and it’s true.