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  • Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014

    Richard Andrew "Dick" Saunders<br/> May 31, 1928 - April 14, 2014
    Passed peacefully in his home on April 14, 2014.  Dick was born May 31, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Arthur and Bessie (Mangum) Saunders. Dick was raised along with his older brother Arthur, in Auburn, New Hampshire by his paternal grandparents, John and Edith (Swymer) Saunders, when his mother passed at a young age. Dick married Ruth Elizabeth Conley (Camden, Maine) the love of his life, on September 24, 1949. They travelled the country, as he proudly served as a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force during the Korean War. On July 22, 1952, Dick and Ruth had their son, Ricky. After moving his family to California, Dick started employment with The City of Burbank as a mechanic. He was a dedicated employee for thirty years retiring from the Public Works Department as a heavy equipment operator.  Dick lost his beloved wife, Ruth, in 1984. After retiring in 1991, he moved to Palmdale to be near his dear friend Diane, and her family. He was a dedicated volunteer for the American Cancer Society, driving patients to their treatments and doctor appointments. He received the American Cancer Society's President Award in recognition for his many years of service. Dick was a wonderful friend and neighbor; you could always count on him to lend a helping hand. He always put others before himself.
  • True film buffs know them by name

    True film buffs know them by name
    Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...

    Franklin Magnet students honor veterans

    Franklin Magnet students honor veterans
    Franklin Magnet School honored 17 veterans during a campus assembly Thursday. The veterans were either connected to American Legion Glendale Post 127 or to the school’s students. For decades, the elementary school has hosted local veterans on...

    Ramon M. Lares July 9, 1930 - November 6, 2013

    Ramon M. Lares  July 9, 1930 - November 6, 2013
    It is with deepest sadness that the family announces the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather (Weto). Ramon was born in Los Angeles and raised in West Sacramento. He attended Clarksburg high school where he excelled in football,...

    Wilmadele Baker Hunt February 10, 1934 - July 9, 2013

    Wilmadele Baker Hunt  February 10, 1934 - July 9, 2013
    After just 20 days of separation, Wilmadele Baker Hunt was reunited with her beloved husband, Bud, as she passed away in her Vista, CA home on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.Wilmadele was born on February 10, 1934 in Huntington Park, CA to George Albert Baker...