Phil was a strong supporter of animal rescue and had adopted 3 cats and a dog.
Phil’s pets were adopted from Tri-Valley Animal Rescue and Doggie Protective Services. He was also made regular donations to Humane Society Silicon Valley and Valley Humane Society (in Pleasanton).
Phil made regular blood donations to the Stanford Blood Center and was on the bone marrow donor registry list.
Phil loved organized sports and played in numerous leagues, including men’s baseball, co-ed and men’s softball and co-ed kickball.
Phil and Emily enjoyed hiking and exploring local parks and trails. They had a membership to the East Bay Regional Park District and had registered for the 2014 Trails Challenge. Phil enjoyed weekend hikes with Poppy at Shadow Cliffs, Del Valle and Coyote Hills.