Dale Harold Goodrich passed away from cancer on Saturday evening, May 25, 2013 at Atherton Baptist Homes in Alhambra where he had lived for the last 13 or 14 years. His two sons were with him at the time of his death.
Dale was in the BHS '44 class. He was 86. He was born in Mapleton, MN on November 9, 1926. Dale's wife, Marilyn Joyce Gerber Goodrich, was in the BHS '48 class. She passed away January 17, 2011 at age 80. They have two sons, Bradford and Brent, six grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Dale was a retired Baptist minister, and also former owner of a printing company in San Gabriel. From the late 1940's (while he was still in seminary) until 1958, Dale was the youth minister at the former First Baptist Church of Burbank at Fairmount and Glenoaks, across the street from BHS. Later throughout the 1980's he was the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of North Hollywood.
Memorial service for Rev. Dale Goodrich will be Saturday, June 8, at 2:00 P.M., at Merriam Chapel at Atherton Baptist Homes in Alhambra, California. Burial is to be next to his wife, Marilyn, at Forest Lawn Glendale.