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December 20, 2013
Crystal Hope Klitz was born in Berlin, WI, lived in Madison for 40 years and Glendale, CA for 40 years. Chris was an employment counselor and volunteer at her church and the Braille Institute. She was a United Methodist and member of Eastern Star. She is survived by daughters, Carlynn Klitz of Burbank, and Calene Turner (John) of Fontana, and 2 grandchildren. Services will be at Glendale First United Methodist Church, 10:30AM Jan. 11, 2014 with a luncheon to follow. Memorials may be made to the Methodist Church, American Diabetes Assn, American Heart Assn or Braille Institute.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 13, 2007
In honor of National Volunteer Month, the Pasadena Senior Center will host the Inaugural Volunteer Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. Entitled "Priceless," the purpose of the 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be to honor valuable community volunteers and promote community volunteer opportunities. Volunteers will be treated to food, music, fun and more. Admission is free. The 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be held at the Center, located at 85 East Holly St. In addition to food and entertainment, guests will be pampered with special surprises that include a relaxing massage, provided by Bryman College.
COMMUNITY
May 31, 2013
Engeline Linderholm was born in South Dakota. Engeline moved to Los Angeles County in 1952 and she was a waitress for 40 years. She passed away in Sunland, California. Engeline was a member of the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church for many years. Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Church or to The Braille Institute of Los Angeles. Engeline is survived by her sister Ida Fossum of South Dakota. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 3rd at Crippen Mortuary Chapel at 11:00 a.m. in La Crescenta, followed by a Graveside Service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
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February 8, 2011
Peggy Cernuto   Beloved Mom, Grandma & Great-Grandma passed away with her family by her side, on February 4, 2011. Peggy was one of 8 children born to John and Mary O’Neill on September 7, 1924 in Buffalo, NY. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Joseph.  She is survived by five children, Peggy Zerboni, Mary Ann Fitzgerald (Nick), Michele Buyer (Jim), Philip Cernuto (Lisa), Sandy Geer (Ronnie), nine grandchildren, John Zerboni, Michael Zerboni, David Zerboni, Allison Thomas (Rob)
NEWS
January 14, 2004
Robert Chacon La Canada Flintridge Library will be a stage today for a group of actors who cannot shed part of their characters when they are done performing. The actors in this group are blind or disabled. Changing Perceptions, Theater by the Blind and Disabled -- a group of 15 actors based at the Braille Institute in Los Angeles -- will perform "Our Stories II," a play that aims to educate audience members about the realities of living with a disability.
COMMUNITY
July 24, 2012
Irving Scott Currier 91, passed away on July 17, 2012, at home in Glendale, CA. Born on June 20, 1921, in Kewanee, Illinois. Devoted husband of Peenie, father to Paul, Tom, Jack and Scott. Grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 4. Owner of Gayson's Camera Store in Glendale for 23 years. Graduated from Hoover High School, Glendale College and Fred Archer School of Photography. Member of Kiwanis, Glendale Camera Club, ROMEOS ("Really Old Men Eating Out"), and long-time supporter of GAR. Memorial service at Forest Lawn Glendale at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, at Church of the Recessional, followed by burial site service.
COMMUNITY
November 1, 2013
Anne passed away peacefully, with her loving daughter Tina by her side. She grew up in Glendale, graduating from Glendale High in 1962. Most of her adult life she lived in La Crescenta, where she raised her children. She worked at Braille Institute for more than 20 years, before a brain tumor forced her to retire early. In spite of this diagnosis, she remained active and positive until the last few weeks. She is survived by her children; Tina, Teresa, Mike, Vince and Randy. She is also survived by several cherished grandchildren, a sister Nancy, and niece Tammy.
FEATURES
By Robert S. Hong | November 30, 2006
The Sparr Heights Community Center was filled with the sound of music Wednesday, courtesy of a band from Los Angeles whose members have no need for sheet music — or even to see their instruments in order to play. As the Ambassadors of Music sang, played and joked with the audience, it might have been easy to miss the fact that most of the band members were blind. "I've known them probably eight or nine years," said Shirley Robertson, recreation and community service coordinator for the center.
NEWS
August 12, 2002
TODAY GLENDALE Executive Toastmasters Breakfast Club meets from 6:50 to 8:30 a.m. at the Glendale YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive. Learn to become a more effective communicator and leader. For more information, call 508-6171 or 957-4383. Glendale Adventist Medical Center, in partnership with Beyond Loss, a bereavement ministry, will offer daily support groups. The Adult Grief Support Group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. on the main floor, at 1509 Wilson Terrace, and "Surviving the Suicide of Family or Friend" will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Room 380. For more information, call 409-8008.
NEWS
February 4, 2000
Ryan Carter LA CRESCENTA -- The verification count of returned surveys on a controversial county RV ordinance has been postponed. The ordinance prohibits recreational vehicles from being parked in front- and sideyards in the unincorporated area. The first count was taken on Jan. 22. Those who wanted to amend the ordinance narrowly edged out those who didn't by a margin of 36 votes. A follow-up verification on the numbers was to have been done the following Saturday.
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December 20, 2013
Crystal Hope Klitz was born in Berlin, WI, lived in Madison for 40 years and Glendale, CA for 40 years. Chris was an employment counselor and volunteer at her church and the Braille Institute. She was a United Methodist and member of Eastern Star. She is survived by daughters, Carlynn Klitz of Burbank, and Calene Turner (John) of Fontana, and 2 grandchildren. Services will be at Glendale First United Methodist Church, 10:30AM Jan. 11, 2014 with a luncheon to follow. Memorials may be made to the Methodist Church, American Diabetes Assn, American Heart Assn or Braille Institute.
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COMMUNITY
November 1, 2013
Anne passed away peacefully, with her loving daughter Tina by her side. She grew up in Glendale, graduating from Glendale High in 1962. Most of her adult life she lived in La Crescenta, where she raised her children. She worked at Braille Institute for more than 20 years, before a brain tumor forced her to retire early. In spite of this diagnosis, she remained active and positive until the last few weeks. She is survived by her children; Tina, Teresa, Mike, Vince and Randy. She is also survived by several cherished grandchildren, a sister Nancy, and niece Tammy.
COMMUNITY
May 31, 2013
Engeline Linderholm was born in South Dakota. Engeline moved to Los Angeles County in 1952 and she was a waitress for 40 years. She passed away in Sunland, California. Engeline was a member of the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church for many years. Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Church or to The Braille Institute of Los Angeles. Engeline is survived by her sister Ida Fossum of South Dakota. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 3rd at Crippen Mortuary Chapel at 11:00 a.m. in La Crescenta, followed by a Graveside Service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
COMMUNITY
July 24, 2012
Irving Scott Currier 91, passed away on July 17, 2012, at home in Glendale, CA. Born on June 20, 1921, in Kewanee, Illinois. Devoted husband of Peenie, father to Paul, Tom, Jack and Scott. Grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 4. Owner of Gayson's Camera Store in Glendale for 23 years. Graduated from Hoover High School, Glendale College and Fred Archer School of Photography. Member of Kiwanis, Glendale Camera Club, ROMEOS ("Really Old Men Eating Out"), and long-time supporter of GAR. Memorial service at Forest Lawn Glendale at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, at Church of the Recessional, followed by burial site service.
NEWS
February 8, 2011
Peggy Cernuto   Beloved Mom, Grandma & Great-Grandma passed away with her family by her side, on February 4, 2011. Peggy was one of 8 children born to John and Mary O’Neill on September 7, 1924 in Buffalo, NY. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Joseph.  She is survived by five children, Peggy Zerboni, Mary Ann Fitzgerald (Nick), Michele Buyer (Jim), Philip Cernuto (Lisa), Sandy Geer (Ronnie), nine grandchildren, John Zerboni, Michael Zerboni, David Zerboni, Allison Thomas (Rob)
ENTERTAINMENT
January 29, 2009
TODAY Pasadena Society of Artists ?New Member Exhibition? ends today at White?s Art Framing and Restoration, 2414 Honolulu Blvd., Montrose. For more information, call (818) 957-4071. ? The city of Glendale Cultural Affairs section is accepting submissions from artists, art groups and art organizations for the Man?s Inhumanity to Man Art Exhibition scheduled for April. The exhibition will be part of the Annual Week of Remembrance Commemoration, an event to educate the public about atrocities throughout history and the world.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | January 28, 2009
Natalie Richardson has not let the slow loss of her sight prevent her from leading an enriching life, and for that she thanks the Braille Institute. The Glendale resident has dealt with Retinitis pigmentosa, a narrowing of the field of vision, her whole life. “I’ve always been partially blind, but as you get older, with what we call RP, it gets worse and worse,” Richardson said. “And your periphery becomes less and now my center [vision] is almost shot.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 13, 2007
In honor of National Volunteer Month, the Pasadena Senior Center will host the Inaugural Volunteer Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. Entitled "Priceless," the purpose of the 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be to honor valuable community volunteers and promote community volunteer opportunities. Volunteers will be treated to food, music, fun and more. Admission is free. The 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be held at the Center, located at 85 East Holly St. In addition to food and entertainment, guests will be pampered with special surprises that include a relaxing massage, provided by Bryman College.
FEATURES
By Robert S. Hong | November 30, 2006
The Sparr Heights Community Center was filled with the sound of music Wednesday, courtesy of a band from Los Angeles whose members have no need for sheet music — or even to see their instruments in order to play. As the Ambassadors of Music sang, played and joked with the audience, it might have been easy to miss the fact that most of the band members were blind. "I've known them probably eight or nine years," said Shirley Robertson, recreation and community service coordinator for the center.
NEWS
January 14, 2004
Robert Chacon La Canada Flintridge Library will be a stage today for a group of actors who cannot shed part of their characters when they are done performing. The actors in this group are blind or disabled. Changing Perceptions, Theater by the Blind and Disabled -- a group of 15 actors based at the Braille Institute in Los Angeles -- will perform "Our Stories II," a play that aims to educate audience members about the realities of living with a disability.
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