Dave Brast, West Marin’s one-of-a-kind appliance repairman, died on Aug. 4. He was 86 years old.  Dave was driven by a fascination with how things work and a Zen-influenced worldview. He had a degree in fusion physics and once worked for NASA, but he left aerospace behind to pursue the modest

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