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April 26, 2007
MONTROSE ? The city of Montrose will be awash in purple on Tuesday, May 1, thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the 7th Annual Foothills Relay For Life, who are raising funds to fight cancer. Businesses along Honolulu Avenue will be decorated with purple ribbons, purple posters, purple balloons and purple window displays. People will be wearing purple clothing and wristbands. Rocky Cola Café will have a fundraiser with a portion of proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.
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May 10, 2007
In May, the Allen Lund Company will support two events: Foothills Relay for Life and the La Cañada Flintridge 34th Annual Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days . For the fifth consecutive year, the Allen Lund Company and its employees will be supporting the upcoming Foothills Relay for Life to be held at Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta May 19 and 20. The Allen Lund Company team, Lund Life Lights, will be at the 24-hour walk, which...
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September 16, 2004
Sept. 26, 1933 - Sept. 2, 2004 Joanne Stott Miller Stromwall, a longtime resident of La Cañada who moved to Palm Desert in February, died Sept. 2 of surgery complications at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. She was 70 years old. She was born Sept. 26, 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Harold and Virginia Stott. She was married to the Honorable Clarence A. "Red" Stromwall, who preceded her in death in 1996. The couple moved to La Cañada in 1969. A homemaker for most of her life, she is survived by her daughter, Vicki Nunemaker (Merle)
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By Timithie Gould | May 17, 2007
Wade Battley is a survivor. She survived the awkwardness of high school, the excitement of marriage and the stress of being a working mother with a career in Hollywood. And now she is surviving cancer. "Before, it was unthinkable for someone to last five years with cancer," said Battley, a La Crescenta resident. But she's going on six years and her ninth round of chemotherapy since she was first diagnosed with stage two breast cancer in 2001. Battley is a wife and mother of a 14-year-old girl and says that life has not been any worse since her diagnosis.
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By Anita S. Brenner | March 19, 2014
Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of '98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries and have raised more than $5 billion for support of cancer patients and research into cures. But first, journalistic ethics require a disclaimer: Noelle has set this up in honor of the 10th anniversary of the death of our most wonderful son, 2nd Lt. Andrew Torres, USMC.
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April 22, 2004
Longtime La Cañada resident A.J. "Sandy" Evangelista, 73, died Thursday, April 15, of pulmonary arrest following a five-month battle with cancer. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and his many friends and colleagues. Sandy was born in Hartford, Conn. and raised in New York. After spending two years in the armed forces, he settled in Southern California, where he called La Cañada his home for the past 30 years. This man will always be remembered for the passion with which he lived his life.
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June 2, 2005
Orville H. Pollock, for many years a resident of La Cañada, passed away on May 25 in Tumwater, Wash. at the age of 82. Orv was born on Sept. 28, 1922 in Columbia, Mo. After four years in the Marine Corps, which included surviving malaria, Orv moved to the foothills area in the '50s and was a sheriff in Montrose until his retirement in 1977. He married Ruth Chapman Whiting in 1962 following the death of Ruth's late husband, Jack. They lived in La Cañada in the '60s with Ruth's two children, John and Pete Whiting, who attended La Cañada schools and John Muir High School.
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November 18, 2004
Oct. 23, 1937-Nov. 6, 2004 Walter Richard Kalb, a longtime resident of La Cañada Flintridge, died November 6, 2004 after a brief illness with cancer. He was 67. Walter was born in Union, New Jersey on October 23, 1937. He attended the University of Miami and Pace College in New York where he studied accounting and worked for ESSO as an accountant in New Jersey. He later owned and operated Hondo Construction Com-pany in New Jersey and contracted with ESSO to maintain their stations.
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March 12, 2010
Steve Fekete Steve Joseph Fekete, born Aug. 27, 1950, in Pasadena to Joseph and Emma Fekete, immigrants from Hungary, passed away Feb. 25, 2010, of a sudden heart attack. He was 59. A resident of La Cañada for the past 25 years, Steve was proprietor of Hollywood Machine Shop for more than three decades. He was a devoted husband and father and enjoyed fun times with his family, being involved in his children’s sports activities as they were growing up. As a family, they enjoyed water sports, snow sports and traveled together.
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By Ruth Longoria | May 14, 2009
One of the area?s most meaningful events of the year will occur at 9 p.m. Saturday night at the Clark Magnet High School track. That?s when hundreds of candles in decorated bags ? or luminaries ? will be lit and names read in honor of those who have survived or lost their battle with cancer. Cancer is the leading cause of death in America for people under the age of 85, and, as such, has touched most families in some way. That?s why so many local residents and businesses plan to take part in this year?
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By Anita S. Brenner | March 19, 2014
Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of '98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries and have raised more than $5 billion for support of cancer patients and research into cures. But first, journalistic ethics require a disclaimer: Noelle has set this up in honor of the 10th anniversary of the death of our most wonderful son, 2nd Lt. Andrew Torres, USMC.
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By Christopher Cadelago | May 20, 2010
When doctors 10 years ago diagnosed Mary Strauss with breast cancer, the retired bookkeeper was forced to confront a condition that for much of her life went unnamed. ?Growing up, we never talked about cancer,? said Strauss, 76, of La Cañada. ?It was the big C. You didn?t tell people you had the big C, this dreadful, terrible disease. Who tells people about a looming death sentence?? This weekend she joined more than 1,000 survivors, their supporters and people who lost loved ones to cancer at American Cancer Society Relay for Life events in La Crescenta and Burbank.
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March 12, 2010
Steve Fekete Steve Joseph Fekete, born Aug. 27, 1950, in Pasadena to Joseph and Emma Fekete, immigrants from Hungary, passed away Feb. 25, 2010, of a sudden heart attack. He was 59. A resident of La Cañada for the past 25 years, Steve was proprietor of Hollywood Machine Shop for more than three decades. He was a devoted husband and father and enjoyed fun times with his family, being involved in his children’s sports activities as they were growing up. As a family, they enjoyed water sports, snow sports and traveled together.
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By Ruth Longoria | May 14, 2009
One of the area?s most meaningful events of the year will occur at 9 p.m. Saturday night at the Clark Magnet High School track. That?s when hundreds of candles in decorated bags ? or luminaries ? will be lit and names read in honor of those who have survived or lost their battle with cancer. Cancer is the leading cause of death in America for people under the age of 85, and, as such, has touched most families in some way. That?s why so many local residents and businesses plan to take part in this year?
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By Timithie Gould | May 17, 2007
Wade Battley is a survivor. She survived the awkwardness of high school, the excitement of marriage and the stress of being a working mother with a career in Hollywood. And now she is surviving cancer. "Before, it was unthinkable for someone to last five years with cancer," said Battley, a La Crescenta resident. But she's going on six years and her ninth round of chemotherapy since she was first diagnosed with stage two breast cancer in 2001. Battley is a wife and mother of a 14-year-old girl and says that life has not been any worse since her diagnosis.
NEWS
May 10, 2007
In May, the Allen Lund Company will support two events: Foothills Relay for Life and the La Cañada Flintridge 34th Annual Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days . For the fifth consecutive year, the Allen Lund Company and its employees will be supporting the upcoming Foothills Relay for Life to be held at Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta May 19 and 20. The Allen Lund Company team, Lund Life Lights, will be at the 24-hour walk, which...
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April 26, 2007
MONTROSE ? The city of Montrose will be awash in purple on Tuesday, May 1, thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the 7th Annual Foothills Relay For Life, who are raising funds to fight cancer. Businesses along Honolulu Avenue will be decorated with purple ribbons, purple posters, purple balloons and purple window displays. People will be wearing purple clothing and wristbands. Rocky Cola Café will have a fundraiser with a portion of proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.
NEWS
June 2, 2005
Orville H. Pollock, for many years a resident of La Cañada, passed away on May 25 in Tumwater, Wash. at the age of 82. Orv was born on Sept. 28, 1922 in Columbia, Mo. After four years in the Marine Corps, which included surviving malaria, Orv moved to the foothills area in the '50s and was a sheriff in Montrose until his retirement in 1977. He married Ruth Chapman Whiting in 1962 following the death of Ruth's late husband, Jack. They lived in La Cañada in the '60s with Ruth's two children, John and Pete Whiting, who attended La Cañada schools and John Muir High School.
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November 18, 2004
Oct. 23, 1937-Nov. 6, 2004 Walter Richard Kalb, a longtime resident of La Cañada Flintridge, died November 6, 2004 after a brief illness with cancer. He was 67. Walter was born in Union, New Jersey on October 23, 1937. He attended the University of Miami and Pace College in New York where he studied accounting and worked for ESSO as an accountant in New Jersey. He later owned and operated Hondo Construction Com-pany in New Jersey and contracted with ESSO to maintain their stations.
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September 16, 2004
Sept. 26, 1933 - Sept. 2, 2004 Joanne Stott Miller Stromwall, a longtime resident of La Cañada who moved to Palm Desert in February, died Sept. 2 of surgery complications at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. She was 70 years old. She was born Sept. 26, 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Harold and Virginia Stott. She was married to the Honorable Clarence A. "Red" Stromwall, who preceded her in death in 1996. The couple moved to La Cañada in 1969. A homemaker for most of her life, she is survived by her daughter, Vicki Nunemaker (Merle)
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