Sally Campbell, Harbor Commissioner, Dies

Sally Campbell, 68, had served on the San Mateo County Harbor Commission for 19 years.

Sally Campbell, a San Mateo County Harbor Commissioner, died Saturday afternoon at Seton Coastside Medical Center.

Campbell, 68, suffered cardiac arrest while undergoing physical therapy for knee surgery.

Campbell had served on the San Mateo County Harbor Commission since her election in 1992. According to Peter Grenell, Harbor District general manager, Campbell focused on commercial fishermen, development of harbor facilities and fiscal discipline.

“Commissioner Campbell loved the harbors, especially Pillar Point, and she will be missed by the Harbor District,” said Commission President James Tucker in a statement.

A native of Omaha, Nebraska, Campbell moved to the Coastside in 1973. She worked in book manufacturing marketing for 25 years and also had a career in real estate. 

In addition to her service on the Harbor Commission, Campbell served on the Midcoast Community Council for six years.

She is survived by her son, Greg, and two grandchildren.

Lyle B. Clark April 15, 2012 at 07:49 AM
Thank you Sally. Our community will keep all that you gave us. You gave us so much. We are deeply saddened losing you. We will not forget you.


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