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Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Friday, January 27, 2006 at 05:25:18 :

Independent Journal
Wednesday, March 7, 1973
Page 4


Herbert G. (Bert) Lyttle V, 21, of Inverness, died last night in Stanford Hospital of injuries suffered in an auto accident Sunday near Point Reyes Station.

Lyttle and a companion, Michael D. Flint, 21, of Inverness, were injured when Lyttle’s car ran off Shoreline Highway. Flint was reported in satisfactory condition in Marin General Hospital today, with a fractured leg and other injuries.

Lyttle had been transferred from Marin General Hospital late yesterday.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Lyttle of Inverness. His father is an author, and formerly was assistant city editor and courthouse reporter for the Independent-Journal. His mother is a teacher at West Marin Elementary School.

Young Lyttle was born in Santa Barbara, and had lived in Marin County for 11 years. He was graduated from Tomales High School in 1970, and had been discharged from the Army on Feb. 23 after two years of service. He was a mortar gunner with the First Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Tex.

He is also survived by a brother, Matthew H. Lyttle, and a sister, Jennyfur Lyttle of the home; maternal grandparents Dr. and Mrs. Keene O. Haldeman of San Francisco and a paternal grandmother, Mrs. Herbert G. Lyttle of Santa Barbara.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in St. Columba’s Church, Inverness.

The family prefers contributions to the Marin General Hospital Foundation.

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