Jeannette Mazurki, a long time Glendale resident, died Dec. 15 in Santa Monica. She was 89.
Born May 7, 1929, in Chicago, Mazurki graduated Glendale High School in 1939, and what was then Glendale College in 1941.
She went on to write a weekly column for the Glendale News-Press before becoming the nation's first female "copy boy." She was featured for the trailblazing move in "Ripley's Believe It or Not."