Bay Area sales rep Dan Skaggs passed away June 6 after a two-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 64 years old.

Skaggs was a buyer at Books Inc. in Palo Alto, Calif., worked with the Bay Area wholesaler L-S Distributors, became a sales rep for Penguin, and for the last twenty years had been a sales rep with independent commission rep group Wilcher Associates.

There will be a memorial for Skaggs at the home he shared with his wife, Jane Siegel, on Sunday June 22 at 1 pm at 606 Mariposa Ave., Oakland, Calif. For more information, contact Hilary Roberts,