Richard Nelson Hester (09/07/30 – 11/30/14)

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Richard Nelson Hester of Upland passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014, with family at his side. He was born September 7, 1930, to Francis and Ruth Hester in Anaheim, Calfiornia. Richard grew up in Pomona where he became an Eagle Scout. He graduated from Chaffey High School. He is an alumnus of Chico State University where he was named to the … [Read more...]

Merritt Eugene Van Sant (04/07/29 – 11/13/14)

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April 7, 1929 - November 13, 2014 Merritt E. Van Sant, many times a Reagan appointee, died at his Newport Beach home on November 13, 2014. He was 85 years old. Van Sant was an adviser to Ronald Reagan during his first term as governor of California, serving as Deputy Secretary of Business and Transportation. He also served in the Nixon … [Read more...]

Robin Williams: Early Stages of Parkinson’s (7/21/51 – 8/11/14)

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   Robin Williams, one of the greatest entertainers to ever live, sadly committed suicide on Monday, August 11 2014.  Williams suffered from severe depression and substance abuse for many years of his life yet recently Williams' widow, Susan Schneider, revealed that he was suffering from early stages of Parkinson's releasing the following … [Read more...]

Mark Paul Moorman (07/01/44 – 08/07/14)

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  Mark Paul Moorman, age 70, passed peacefully at his home in Granada Hills, California on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Born July, 1, 1944, in Glendale, California, Mark spent most of his life in Northridge, California.  He worked for the city of Los Angeles for 31 years and as an assistant baseball coach at Pierce College for 27 years. … [Read more...]

Stuart Grazier Bigler Oct 21,1927-Aug 3, 2014

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Stuart Grazier Bigler passed away on August 3, 2014 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born on October 21, 1927 to Stuart Roy and Catherine Grazier Bigler in Johnstown, PA. He graduated from Westmont High School in 1945 and shortly after enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he graduated from Naval Aerographer training in … [Read more...]

Leah Michaels Pozil

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Leah Michaels Pozil March 25, 1935 - May 12, 2014 Loving wife of Richard; mother to Sheri, Bennett, Robert, the late Edward; devoted grandmother of nine. She attended Fairfax High and UCLA. She was a kindergarten teacher for 28 years. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations in Leah's name be made to Parkinson's Resource … [Read more...]

James P. Kopley

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James P. Kopley  January 24, 1926 - November 13, 2013 Jim passed away peacefully and with dignity in his home in Westwood, CA surrounded by family after over a decade fighting Parkinson's. He was born in St. Louis, MI and moved to Los Angeles at age ten. Jim attended Hollywood High School, served in the Navy as a Radio Technician and received … [Read more...]