Mrs. Drake was my piano teacher for several years in my late teens. She was extraordinarily gifted and insightful. She will be sorely missed.
Jean Truett Drake Mar. 17, 1918 - Oct. 21, 2012
Jean Drake was a much loved musician and piano teacher who performed throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for over 50 years.
Jean was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Raymond, with whom she shared a deep love of music, travel and family. Jean is survived by her daughters, Pamm Drake and Cynthia Sagen, her three grandsons and five great-grand-children.
Viewing will be Saturday October 27 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Albert Brown Mortuary, 3476 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, (510) 652-1873, followed by a burial service at Saint Mary's Cemetery, 4529 Howe Street, Oakland at 2 p.m. A memorial celebration of Jeannie's life will be held on her birthday, March 17, at Dance 10 Performing Arts Center, 900 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda at 1:00 PM.
Donations may be made to the non-profit 'Dance/10 Dancers Inc.' for the Jeannie Drake Friendship Fund, 1675 Gouldin Road, Oakland, CA. , 94611.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from October 25 to October 26, 2012
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I have pictures of this lady,well I believe to be her..They are much younger pictures of her...My great grandmother was a legal secretary and "Jean Drake"was in her album.I will share all pictures with family,and Ill try posting one picture soon -
Amanda M. Slayden Stauffer Bragg Added: Feb. 21, 2014