Hurst H. Sommer, 84, of Foster ‘City, California, died peacefully on
March 24, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.
Hurst was born in 1927 in Breslau, Germany. He arrived in San
Francisco in May of 1947 and to make the Bay area his home. After
college, Hurst worked for the state of California for 8 years, spent a
year on John Kennedy’s presidential campaign, and began a career in
insurance and financial services with the Metropolitan Life and later with
the Prudential Insurance. Funeral Services were held at Congregation Beth Jacob
in Redwood City.