Donna-Jean Spaziano-Shields

July 7, 1960 – Aug. 22, 2021 Donna-Jean Spaziano-Shields, 61, of Tacoma, Washington passed away on Sunday, Aug. 22 following a brave battle with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease. Donna was born in Providence, Rhode Island to Robert and Eleanor Spaziano on July 7, 1960.  They moved to La Crescenta when Donna was 3 years old. […]

Feb. 4, 1930 – Aug. 28, 2021 Full Obituary to follow next week.  An Interactive Memorial Tribute Page for Mary  Can be found at:  www.CrippenMortuary.com 

Baker Joseph Shelton

Dec. 22, 1922 – Aug. 30, 2021 On Monday, Aug. 30, Baker Joseph Shelton passed away in La Crescenta, California. “Joe” was a WWII veteran who served in the Pacific theater as a Corpsman in the US Navy.   Joe, or Baker as he was known to his family back east, was born in Buffalo Lithia Springs, […]

Donna-Jean Spaziano-Shields

Donna-Jean Spaziano-Shields

July 7, 1960 – Aug. 22, 2021 Donna-Jean Spaziano-Shields, 61, of Tacoma, Washington passed away on Sunday, Aug. 22 following a brave battle with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease. Donna was born in Providence, Rhode Island to Robert and Eleanor Spaziano on July 7, 1960. They moved to La Crescenta when Donna was 3 years old. […]

Larry Franklin Brown

Aug. 4, 2021   Larry Franklin Brown, 78, of La Crescenta passed away peacefully on Aug. 4 surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Glendale to Orval and Marguerite Brown, he grew up in Eagle Rock and lived most of his life in La Crescenta. He graduated from Eagle Rock High School, married […]

Francis (Skip) Leigh Jennings

Sept. 19, 1964 – June 28, 2021   Skip was born in Glendale to loving and supportive parents Marianne and Francis Jennings. He attended Fremont Elementary, Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High School. Upon graduation Skip enlisted in the Navy where he served 14 years. During his tour of duty he received many awards […]

Laurel Ann Wiley

Laurel Ann Wiley

  In the early evening of May 25, surrounded by her husband and children, our graceful, beautiful, funny Laurel Ann Wiley passed, having lived a life filled with laughter, service to others and her fair share of See’s chocolate Bordeaux. Laurel was born to Dr. Laurence Underwood and Ella Underwood on July 21, 1944 – […]

Robert L. Petersen

Robert L. Petersen

  Robert “Bob” Petersen was born and raised in Glendale to loving and supportive parents Harry and LaVerne Petersen. He was a student at John Muir Elementary and Roosevelt Junior High before graduating from Glendale High School. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and continued to serve for several years […]

Boren Charles Cook

Boren Charles Cook

Boren Cook Aug. 8, 1944 – July 16, 2021   Boren Cook, a retired Cummins diesel mechanic and a lifelong resident of La Cañada, passed away unexpectedly on July 16 at the age of 76. Boren is survived by his sister Nona Cook Weatherbee; children Alex, Bryan and Billy Cook, Sandi Stevenson Bouchard and Susan […]

Mark Andrew Kroening

Mark Andrew Kroening

March 20, 1966 – July 11, 2021 Mark Andrew Kroening passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 11 in Lucerne Valley. Mark was born to parents Joe and Mary Ann Kroening on March 20, 1966 in La Cañada. They moved to La Crescenta when Mark was 2 years old; he attended Dunsmore Elementary School, Clark Junior […]