Obituaries for October 17

Theodore Allen “Mr. B.” Brattstrom, 68, of Volcano died Oct. 2 at home. Born in Santa Monica, Calif., he was a science teacher at Pearl City and Ka‘u high schools and Keaau Middle School, ham radio operator, amateur astronomer, Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal, traveler and a penguin enthusiast. Private services. Survived by wife, Lisa King of Volcano; mother, Cecile Leavell of Californa; father, Bayard Brattstrom of California; brother, David Brattstrom of California, Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.