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Wanda Wheeler Cambell, BHS 1928

Wanda Wheeler Cambell, BHS 1928

Burbank Leader, Saturday, August 2, 1986

Wanda Wheeler Cambell a pioneer resident of Burbank died at the age of 74 on Tuesday, July 29, 1986 in an Los Angeles hospital.

Mrs. Cambell was born in a Burbank Hospital in 1911, the year the city was incorporated and graduated from Burbank High School in 1928.

During her years in Burbank, she was a life-time member of the PTA, active at Joaquinn Miller, John Muir and Burbank High Schools. She was active with the Girl Scouts and was a member of the Toast Mistress Club. With her late husband Maynard Cambell she was instrumental in developing a youth baseball program in Burbank and was involved in the "Clean Up Burbank" campaigan in the 1950's. In later years she became successful in local real estate dealings.

She is surivived by a son, Burton Cambell of Glendale, three daughter, Dorothy Kosmak of Alanta, Marian D'Elia of Burbank and Grace Striving of Sunland; two sisters, Lynette Warren of Pismo Beach, Katherine Roskilly of San Fernando and 13 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held today at the First Presbyterian Church of Burbank. Interment will be priviate.

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