In Memoriam

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Barbara G. Wyatt April 28, 1942 - January 22, 2018 San Diego Barbara Laverne Glover Wyatt died on 1/22/18 after a brief illness. She was born in New York to Wallace Glover and Mary Alice (Brown) Glover. The family moved to Washington, D.C. when Barbara was 8 months old. Barbara graduated from Howard University (English/French) and later earned a Master's Degree from Georgetown University (Education). She married Reginald Wyatt in 1967 and they moved to San Diego in 1971. Barbara had a long and noteworthy career with San Diego City Schools as a teacher, program specialist, vice-principal, principal, and Assistant Director of Special Education. She retired in 2002, then returned to serve several years as a retired school administrator. Barbara was a long-term cancer survivor who embraced walking, yoga, and meditation in her approach to a healthy lifestyle. In recent years, with two young grandchildren living in Houston, she happily became a "frequent flyer" on Southwest Airlines.Barbara is survived by her daughter, Reena Cherry (Byron), grandchildren Ava and Maxwell Cherry, sister Gloria Lyon (Sylvester), niece Kanika Lyon, and nephew Najja Lyon. Barbara was deeply loved, not only by family, but also by many friends and neighbors who were touched by her caring nature and her enthusiastic spirit. One of Barbara's lifelong passions was reading and literacy education. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the San Diego Public Library.  View full obituary at:

Elton Francis Hazen – December 26, 1927 – March 22, 2018
Al Hazen was born in Chicago and entered the Navy in 1944 at the age of 17 to proudly and faithfully serve his country for 30 years. After his retirement from the military service, he began his second career as a gardener for the San Diego Unified School District in 1976 and retired again in 1990. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and visiting his grandkids in Georgia. Al is predeceased by his daughter Penny. He is survived by his loving Wife of 59 years Joan, Daughter Jonel, and 2 Grandchildren Robert and Arthur in Georgia.
Celebration of Life
Saturday, April 21, 2018
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Clairemont Church of God – 4955 Conrad Avenue

Carl Edwin Hodges - June 10, 1949 - April 7, 2018
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Community Mortuary, 855 Broadway Avenue, Chula Vista, 91911
Viewing 4-9 p.m.
Vigil & Rosary 6-7 p.m.
Monday April 16, 2018
10 a.m.  Mass - St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1120 Cuayamaca Av., Chula Vista, CA   91911
After mass -  Gravesite Service
La Vista Memorial Park, 3191 Orange St., National City, CA 91950

Frank Leo McAninch – January 1, 1930 - April 3, 2018
Frank started working in the San Diego Unified School District Human Resource Department in November 1979 and retired in October 1991.
Services  -  Tuesday, April 17, 2018
10-11 a.m.                      Visitation at Pacific Beach La Jolla Chapel
11a.m. – 12 p.m.            Funeral Services at Pacific Beach La Jolla Chapel
1:30-2:00 p.m.                Committal Service at Miramar National Cemetery

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