Herbert Bauer M.D. was a longtime Davis resident. He celebrated his 100th Birthday with a public celebration at a packed Davis Art Center. He was a major figure in Yolo County public health. Bauer died May 7, 2013 at the age of 103.

Davis Enterprise obituary: http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/herbert-bauer-the-conscience-of-davis-dies-at-age-103/ Tribute by Enterprise columnist Bob Dunning: http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/dunning/bob-dunning-herb-bauer-a-legend-leaves-us/

Office: Herbert retired from the Yolo County Health Department.

Personality: He had a liberal medical personality and lived a healthy active life.

He had many friends in Davis and they are welcome to contribute to this page.

Bauer was 99 when he was featured in the short documentary Old People Driving. From the website: "The film follows Herbert as he takes his last drive, hands over his keys and comes to terms with the reality of life without a car."


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2013-05-08 09:18:31   I loved his pithy letters to the editor. Here was one published on February 7, 2013: "About the current debate on gender inequality: Should women fight in wars? No. Nor should men."

May we all live so well so long. —CovertProfessor