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Obituary of Sylvia Boyer
Boyer, Sylvia C. (Gammy), age 82 of La Crescenta passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021, to be with her Lord and Savior. Sylvia loved the glorious foothills and was proud to be a resident of La Crescenta for over 55 years. She was a graduate of Holy Family Class of 1957 and received her B.A. from California State Los Angeles in 1961. She later received her M.A. Ed. specializing in Bilingual Studies. Her life passion was to become a teacher and she was blessed to work both in the public and parochial school system for over 35 years. Sylvia’s talents were many, she was a cheerleader in High School, baton twirling roller skating majorette, beauty pageant contestant and winner of Miss Occidental in 1957, avid square dancer, tennis player, a beloved Mother, grandmother as well as a volunteer at St. James the Less. She truly enjoyed traveling around the world and playing dominoes with her beloved girl’s club every Friday. Preceded in death by her parents, Luis Fernando and Maria Concepcion. She is survived by her son, Steve (Maria); her cherished Grandchildren, Luke, Avery and Addison and her brother, Luis including numerous beloved cousins and cherished friends. Funeral Services will be held on March 30, 2021 at 12 Noon at St. Bedes Catholic Church located at 215 Foothill Blvd., La Canada. A viewing will be held Monday, March 29th from 3PM to 6PM with the Rosary scheduled at 5:30 PM at Crippen Mortuary 2900 Honolulu Ave., Glendale. The family would like to express our thanks and gratitude to Father Gerard of Our Lady of Refuge, Monsignor Antonio of St. Bedes, Father Mike of St. James the Less, the Kyle Beebe-Peterson Family, Victor and Penny and the many wonderful family, friends and cherished neighbors. In Sylvia’s honor, donations can be made to St. James the Less, St. Bedes or Our Lady of Refuge in Long Beach.
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