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Callender, Marie b. March 26, 1907 d. November 11, 1995 Entrepreneur. South Dakota native Marie Callender, literally embraced the old axiom, "Life begins at forty." In 1948, her family grown and with their help, sold her new car and used the money as operating capitol. With her son Don, spearheading the venture, rented a small World War II army Quonset hut in Long Beach, California, purchased a baking oven, refrigerator and a few implements and named the venture after his mother, "Marie Callender Pies." With Marie's recipes and guidance, the...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Cause of death: Cancer Cathedral Memorial Gardens, Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA Plot: Sanctuary of Praise, E2N, B-4 GPS coordinates: 33.7882881, -117.8999634 (hddd.dddd)
Crean, John Cornelius b. July 4, 1925 d. January 11, 2007 Philanthropist, Entrepreneur. Founded Fleetwood Enterprises manufactured housing company that became an industry leader and later becoming a large producer of recreational vehicles. His humor and limitless generosity was widely known and he often opened his Newport Beach home to host charity events. He also made large donations to the Crystal Cathedral, Hoag Hospital, the Orange County GOP as well as a long list of other charities. After his retirement in 1992 he hosted the Television cooking...[Read More] (Bio by: Elizabeth Reed) Cathedral Memorial Gardens, Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA
Fullerton, George William b. March 7, 1923 d. July 4, 2009 Guitar Innovator. For over five decades, he played a pivotal role in the development of some of the most important electric guitar instruments of the 20th century. In the mid-1940s, as a talented working musician with a keen interest in electronics, he became friends with Leo Fender. The two became business associates when Fender enlisted Fullerton as production supervisor of his fledgling Fender Electric Instrument Company in February 1948. With his artistic sense and natural ability to...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cathedral Memorial Gardens, Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA
Ravenscroft, Thurl b. February 6, 1914 d. May 22, 2005 Voice Actor. Born Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft in Norfolk, Nebraska, at 19 he moved to California to study art and interior design at the Otis Art Institute. In 1937 added his distinctive bass voice to the singing group, The Sportsmen Quartet, and regularly performed on the Jack Benny radio show and in several movies such as the Hopalong Cassidy western 'Lost Canyon' in 1942. During the Second World War he served as a civilian navigator in the Air Transport Command for special missions. After the...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cause of death: Prostate cancer Cathedral Memorial Gardens, Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA GPS coordinates: 33.7879601, -117.8997879 (hddd.dddd)
Schuller, Rev. Robert Harold b. September 16, 1926 d. April 2, 2015 Religious Leader, Televangelist and Author. Schuller created the weekly 'Hour of Power' television show that at its peak popularity attracted an international audience of millions, wrote dozens of books and built a 40-acre church campus with buildings designed by some of the world's foremost architects. A graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan, he attended nearby Western Theology Seminary. In 1950, he graduated from the seminary and was ordained by the Reformed Church in America, a...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Cathedral Memorial Gardens, Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA
Williams, Roger b. October 1, 1924 d. October 8, 2011 Pianist. A celebrated musician, considered by many as the greatest pianist of popular music of the 20th Century, he achieved a string of Top-40 hits on the Pop Charts and garnered more-than 20 gold and platinum albums, while performing in front of nine presidents during his career. Born Louis Weertz in Omaha, Nebraska, his father was a Lutheran minister, his mother was a music teacher, he began to master the piano at age three. He gained experience playing in front of audiences in his father's...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cathedral Memorial Gardens, Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA GPS coordinates: 33.7883186, -117.8997574 (hddd.dddd)