Lasting Memories

Philip Erich Scholz
Oct. 5, 1978-Jan. 20, 2014
Pleasanton, CA

Philip Erich Scholz of Pleasanton, CA, died tragically on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 in a train accident in Santa Clara, CA. He was 35 years old. Philip was born in Seattle, WA, and graduated from Shorewood High School in Shoreline, WA. He earned a degree in Psychology from Santa Clara University in 2001. Upon graduation Philip began his career at NVIDIA, a Silicon Valley computer graphics company, where he was a senior marketing manager. Philip married Emily Mounce on April 28, 2006. Philip is survived by his wife, Emily Scholz, of Pleasanton, CA; parents Roberta and Fritz Scholz of Edmonds, WA; and brother Christian Scholz of Fremont, CA. Friends and family are invited to a memorial service at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 10 at the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St., Pleasanton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Philip Scholz Memorial Foundation,

From Katie Ackerman
Jan. 28, 2014

Phil died a hero. Our memories with him will last a lifetime. To Emily, Emily's family, Phil's family, and friends, my deepest condolences. The earth lost an angel, while heaven has gained one.