Pixie Weinberger, beloved dog of the Weinberger family, died in her home of natural causes on Thursday, August 1 in Claremont. The 13-year-old, eight-pound, white Chihuahua was surrounded by those who loved her before leaving to the great pooch heaven in the sky.
It was love at first sight when I first gazed at that little four-pound Chihuahua.
James Odel Laughrun, ThD, died peacefully at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9 surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren.
Jim met his wife Deanie in college. The couple celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary days before his death.
He was a self-proclaimed “Arizona farm boy,” who became a Christian minister.
Dan Guthrie was a devoted bird watcher, professor and environmentalist. He lived in Claremont for 55 years, where he worked as a biology professor at Joint Science Department (now W.M. Keck Science Department) at the Claremont Colleges.
He died on July 1, surrounded by his family. “Dan instilled a love of the outdoors and scientific personalities in all of us,” his family shared.
California native David Ligon Armstrong died July 4 at Oak Tree Lodge in Pomona.
“Full of intelligence and humor, he was a testament that our hopes and dreams are achievable when we believe and commit ourselves to action,” his family shared.
Born at home May 5, 1927 in Ontario, he was the second son of Awdry and Ruth Armstrong.