Date Created: 10/24/2015
Last Updated: 10/24/2015

In loving memory of Beryl Nelson
9/16/1957 - 10/23/2015

Location: Mountain View, California

Visits: 25,563

This memorial was created in honor of Beryl Elaine Nelson of Mountain View, California. Beryl was born on September 16, 1957 in Buffalo and passed on October 23, 2015 of metastatic renal cancer 17 months after the initial diagnosis. Beryl was loved and respected by many and will be dearly missed by all friends and family.




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By: claudia genung Tuesday, November 03, 2015
I met Beryl in Japan in 1995. We both had small children and would go to the park together sometimes. She attended West Tokyo Union Church where I was the pastor. Beryl organized and taught some Japanese moms from the... View Entire Memory
By: patrick copeland Monday, October 26, 2015
I worked with Beryl for many years, starting in Hyderabad and then when she moved to Krakow. She was one of the most calm and thoughtful people I have known at Google. I appreciated her patience and kindness. Her focus... View Entire Memory
By: Debbie Newhouse Sunday, October 25, 2015
Beryl made a big impression on me, and I also only knew her for a short while. I wrote to Beryl her years back when she circulated an article about unconscious bias at Google (I wrote with some trepidation because she... View Entire Memory


Recent Tributes

By: Fionnuala Meehan Monday, November 09, 2015
I got to know Beryl while we worked together in the Women@Google group in EMEA a few years ago. Beryl was such an effortlessly knowledgeable person, a humble expert, a graceful colleague who always made the time to... View Entire Tribute


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By: Irene Chan Sunday, February 28, 2016
To the Neslson / Indurkhya family: Just read about Beryl's passing in the MIT technology review. Please accept my condolence for your loss. I knew Beryl from our days at the MIT McCormick Hall. She was one of the true... View Entire Condolence
By: Nancy McKenzie Monday, October 26, 2015
Xela, Althea and Bela and all Beryl's family, I am so sad to hear about Beryl. I met your Mom at DEC way back in 1986 and I loved hearing about all her adventures to different countries after working with her in AI. I... View Entire Condolence
By: Harold Seigel Sunday, October 25, 2015
We were very sorry to hear about Beryl. She was a dear friend for many years. Beryl was the gentlest person I knew and also one of the strongest. She had a gift that enabled her to make the people around her be... View Entire Condolence

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