Schuyler Standish

Schuyler Standish, former art teacher at Flintridge Sacred Heart, dies Schuyler Standish, an art teacher at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy for more than 20 years and a true Renaissance man in the visual and performing arts world, passed away on July 29. A child prodigy, he began studying violin at the age of 3. He […]

Sally Ann Rauckhorst

Sally Ann Rauckhorst Sally Ann Rauckhorst, formerly Sally Ann Young and Sally Ann Fjeldsted, passed away on Aug. 5 at Willow Creek Memorial Care Home in Las Vegas, Nev. after a long illness. She was a resident of Montrose and La Crescenta from 1960 until she retired to Las Vegas in 2007. She is survived […]

George Leonard Dutton

George Leonard Dutton George Leonard Dutton was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on  Dec. 22, 1927, the son of Morris and Mary Dutton. He passed away on Aug. 17. A 30 year veteran in the United States Army, George received the Bronze Star Medal in Korea and served as a major in the 63 ARCOM Infantry […]


Cheryl Ida Ruffo Jones Born 12-31-1948 Passed 8-1-2010 Longtime Burbank and Glendale renaissance lady Cheryl Jones loved music and was dancing it seems as soon as she was born. She loved all types of music that she played constantly and became a competitive disco dancer in the 1970s. She was a social butterfly whose smile […]

obituaries: Shermer, Wolff

obituaries: Shermer, Wolff

Betty Margaret Shermer Betty Margaret Shermer, 85, passed away on Aug. 3 at an Altadena care home. She was born in Baltimore, Md. and lived in La Crescenta for over 60 years. An office manager of the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce for many years, she also worked at the Glendale Chamber of Commerce followed […]

Obituary – Rob Herman

By Mary O’KEEFE Family and friends are mourning the passing of Rob “Moon” Herman. To the Crescenta Valley community he was the force behind the Tim Herman Foundation baseball tournament. Turning a tragedy into a celebration of life, the Herman family turned their son Tim’s love of baseball into a tournament that emphasized the pure […]

Janet Ann Sanders

Janet Ann Sanders Janet Ann Sanders, 72, passed away July 9 at her home in La Cañada. She was born in Milbank, S.D. and lived in La Cañada the past 68 years. She was a real estate broker for more than 11 years. She is survived by her husband Vernon of La Cañada; a daughter […]


obituaries Betty A. FitzGerald Dec. 25, 1921 – July 1, 2010 Betty A. FitzGerald was the second daughter born to Robert J. and Bess FitzGerald in Bradley, Ill. on Dec. 25, 1921. The family resided in Chicago, Ill. until 1935 when they moved to Danville, Ill. where Mr. FitzGerald was manager of the State Employment […]


obituaries Walter B. Ryburn Walter B. Ryburn of La Crescenta, loving husband and father, insurance broker, Gideon and Dodger fan passed away on June 27 at home after a six month struggle with cancer. He was 82. Walt was born on Oct. 2, 1927 in Butte, Mont. to Robert and Vida Ryburn. He was the […]


Marilyn (Nancy) Clissold Nancy passed away peacefully on June 20 at her son’s home with her son, daughter and oldest granddaughter by her side. Nancy was 87 years old, born on March 1, 1923 in Malden, Mass., to Jackson Livingston and Irene Francis Bomma Cannel. She had two sisters and one brother. She met her […]

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