Gordon Eldridge Thompson

Gordon Eldridge Thompson July 20, 1925 – Oct. 13, 2010 Retired Gordon E Thompson & Assoc Insurance Inc. Gordon Eldridge Thompson of Montrose, Ca. passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13th at the age of 85 after a short but difficult struggle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary B. Thompson, […]

Leona Brooks Smith

Leona Brooks Smith passed away at her home in La Crescenta on Oct. 24. She was 98. Leona was born in Los Angeles on Jan. 11, 1912. She was married to Gilbert “Smitty” Smith, longtime director of the La Cañada Youth House, for 45 years. He preceded her in death in 1983. Leona was an […]

Arnold Milner

Two-time chair of the Committee for a Clean & Beautiful Glendale (CCBG) passed away this past Monday, Oct. 25. After 25 years of service on CCBG, Arnold Milner leaves a legacy of accomplishments that Glendale residents will benefit from for many years to come. Arnold demonstrated a lifelong commitment to youth in our community. He […]

Richard “Rick” Huffines

Born in La Crescenta, Rick’s smile brightened the lives of all he met. This beloved young man was struck down senselessly in the prime of his life. He had begun anew in Bullhead City together with his parents. Rick is survived by his mother Lillian King and stepfather Mark King; sisters Erin and Kerri; brother […]

Charles “Bud” Wesley Yoho, Jr.

Bud Yoho, a dear friend and colleague of many in our community, passed away peacefully on Sept. 27. He was surrounded by those he cherished most: his family, loved ones, and clergy. Though his passing saddened all who were fortunate enough to know him, the rich life he led ennobled all. Bud was born Charles […]

Ruth I. Vanderwood

Ruth Vanderwood, 96, passed away on Sept. 6 at Oakview Convalescent Hospital in Tujunga. She was a 76-year resident of the Crescenta Valley, 70 years in La Cañada. Ruth was born to Forrest and Blanche (Whitelaw) Pierce on Aug. 12, 1914 in Los Angeles. She grew up in Glendale with her three brothers and attended […]

Sid Gordon

Sid Gordon died unexpectedly on Oct. 4. Sid was born in Toronto, Canada in 1946, and moved to the Crescenta Valley when he was 14. He was in the second graduating class of Crescenta Valley High School and served two years in the Army, including one year in Vietnam. He returned to work at JPL […]


William N. Glenn It is with great sadness and love that we announce the death of Bill Glenn of La Crescenta. He passed from this life on Oct. 1. We brought him home for his last hours so he could be with his family. Home and family were very important to him. He enjoyed all […]

Obituaries – Gordon A. Warnock

Gordon A. Warnock It is with great sadness and love in our hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, uncle, grandfather, coach, and friend. Gordon died peacefully in his sleep and went to be with the Lord on Sept. 22.  He was born on April 24, 1931 in San Pedro, Calif. After […]

Obits – Kathleen I. Leroy

Kathleen I. Leroy Kathleen I. Leroy, 68, peacefully passed away on Sept.12 with family by her side at her home in La Crescenta. Born in 1942, Kathleen was the only surviving child of Edward and Eunice Baller. Eunice died when Kathleen was 10 years old. Soon after, Edward married Edith, Eunice’s sister, and Kathleen happily […]