Judy Daisy Salamon
  • 66 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 30, 1947
  • Place of birth:
    Budapest, Hungary
  • Date of passing: Jul 24, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Oakland, California, United States
Farewell Judy

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Judy Salamon, 66, born on April 30, 1947 and passed away on July 24, 2013. We will remember her forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Elisabeth Gelb on 30th April 2016

"Remembering dear cousin Judy; a ray of sunshine, an independent spirit living life fully. Taken from us too soon! May your Soul rest in peace. Love Liz"

This tribute was added by Elisabeth Gelb on 27th July 2015

"My dear Cousin Judy,
Know that you are loved and missed. We can all learn from you to be more passionate and more alive every day.
May your Soul at Peace.
Love, Liz"

This tribute was added by Andy Drakeford on 30th April 2015

"Beaitufully said Joe Douek! Remembering my complex and passionate aunt Judy on her 68th birthday. I think of her often lastely since adopting a kitten a few months ago. Never had a cat and never really understood why she was so taken with them and their "personalities", but now...I get it! Who knew! May you rest in peace Judy and know you are in our hearts and minds always."

This tribute was added by Carlos Zamora on 30th April 2015

"Thinking of you on your birthday.  Miss you."

This tribute was added by Joseph Douek on 30th April 2015

"Judy,  You live on in my mind with the energy, grace and elegance of flamenco. I remember fondly your musical talents, your wry wit, your way of expressing your opinions and  emotions--letting us know with immediacy and without reserve how you felt about things. I remember your courage in forging on in life despite adversity. You have a special place in my heart and in the collective memories of our family and of your community.  Glad to celebrate your birth."

This tribute was added by Elisabeth Gelb on 30th April 2015

"Remembering my dear cousin Judy on her Birthday.
May your Soul be at Peace."

This tribute was added by Linda Leeb on 29th April 2015

"Happy birthday, dear friend. You would have been 68 today."

This tribute was added by Carlos Zamora on 24th July 2014

"It has been a year... and I miss you the same.  I miss our conversations and walking Echo by the beach."

This tribute was added by Elisabeth Gelb on 9th June 2014

"My dear Cousin Judy,
Beautiful and full of Life. Forever remembered!
Love, Lizi"

This tribute was added by Andy Drakeford on 1st May 2014

"Thinking of Aunt Judy especially on her birthday. I am grateful to the Oakland police for their persistency in finding her murderers and giving her family and friends some closure. I hope she is at peace and knows she was loved by many."

This tribute was added by Jessica Lilie on 30th April 2014

"Remembering Judy and missing her on her birthday.  I hope she's resting even more peacefully given recent news.  Echo and Cossette are very happy pups, and we all miss her very much."

This tribute was added by Daniel Douek on 21st August 2013

"Judy was a wonderful aunt and I'm so happy about this tribute site. All my life I knew Judy as someone who truly cared about others. We loved her: my grandparents, my mother, my father, my siblings, and I up here in Canada. Her memory is a blessing. The pictures of Judy uploaded to this site are incredible, and Lakmé is the perfect piece to convey the music in her soul. She loved life."

This tribute was added by Andy Drakeford on 14th August 2013

"I am Judy's niece (Agi's daughter) and have so many memories of her.  She was passionate, bright and an axitic beauty. Her passing is so tragic. I hope and pray her death is not in vain and that reduced crime in Oakland and neighborhood watches will be her legacy. She will be missed my so many."

This tribute was added by Agi Gyurik on 14th August 2013

"My heart breaks to lose you, my little Sister!  I could never have imagined such a tragedy!  Rest in peace, surrounded by beautiful music, until we meet again!"

This tribute was added by Paul Serafin on 12th August 2013

"Although I didn't know Judy personally, as I peruse Judy's memorial website, the weight & magnitude of this tragic end really hits home...as a fellow Oakland & Maxwell Park neighbor...with my 2-year old next to me on the couch feeding her baby doll & my 6 month-old in the kitchen with mommy making dinner...the life reflections still hit very close to home.  We love you Judy & miss you."

This tribute was added by Marisol Reyna on 12th August 2013

"Querida Judy:
Se que sabes esto ya...pero quiero repetirte en alta voz cuanto te extrana Luz-y! Aprendimos mucho de ti y siempre estaras en nuestros corazones. Gracias Judy!"

This tribute was added by Ajaya Davidson on 12th August 2013

"Dear Judy....
   I never met you in this lifetime... i would have loved to. When i saw your picture i knew everything about you in an instant... your compassion for humanity and animals..... your big spirit and energy...
your humble Jewish roots......  Even now you are feeding the soul of the world! love always"

This tribute was added by Rikki Blitt on 9th August 2013

"My dear, sweet, brilliant, sad Judy how I miss you! Since I met you by the door to our first MA class in 1971/ '72 I have admired and loved you as a very very special lady. We shared a love for literature, music, opera and nature. You were so good at so many things! I remember I parallel parked with you in the passenger seat turning the steering wheel and me pressing the gas!  What a loss!"

This tribute was added by Linda Leeb on 3rd August 2013

"Judy was a beautiful and brilliant woman who led a rich and fascinating life. She spoke five (six?) languages and read voraciously. We had long, wonderful talks about everything under the sun. She was extremely chic, and shopping with her was a lot of fun. She had great style, wit, and personality. Judy was *not* a "vanilla" kind of girl. More like smoked paprika!"

This tribute was added by Carson Duper on 3rd August 2013

"I am so pleased and impressed to see the outpouring of love shown by Judy's friends and neighbors at her candlelight vigil. Eric, you did well organizing this sad but fitting tribute. As we all know, Judy could be pretty contentious, and it's great to see the great many people who honored and respected her, knowing the inherent goodness in her heart. I will truly miss her."


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