Saturday, May 30, 2015

Jess "Chuey" Aguirre, BHS 1947

Jess "Chuey" Aguirre, BHS 1947 Jess "Chuey" Aguirre, passed away on July 7, 2009 in Rancho Cucamonga, California. No other details at this time.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Eddie Ordunez, BHS 1953

Eddie Ordunez, BHS 1953 Eddie Ordunez was born in Burbank in November 1933 and passed away in January 2009. He served in the United States Air Force and was married for 43 years to his wife, Aurora. While at Burbank High, Eddie was active in Industrial Arts, Key Club, Football, Track, A Cappella, Senior Play, Operetta, Basketball, Rally Committee, Lettermans Club. No other details at this time.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bruce Wampler, BHS 1954

Bruce Wampler, BHS 1954 Bruce Wampler graduated at Burbank High School with the class of 1954 and passed away on February 26, 2009. He will be missed by all that knew him. No other details at this time.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Vivian Gure-Cearley, BHS 1949

Vivian Gure-Cearley, BHS 1949 Vivian Gure-Cearley passed away in December 2008 according to her daughter, Linda Cearley-Vawter of Oxnard, California. Vivian and her husband also had a second daughter, Debbie Cearley Norman and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Vivian was an accomplished hair stylist for 35 years, and will be missed by her family and many friends. No other details at this time.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

David A. MacCaughtry, BHS 1967

David A. MacCaughtry, BHS 1967-------------- Ventura County Star (CA) - Friday, April 17, 2015----------------- Born:1949 - Died:2015------------------------- On March 26, 2015, David A. MacCaughtry Jr passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 65 years of age.-------------- David was born in Burbank, California on April 6, 1949 to Faith and David MacCaughtry. He attended Burbank schools and graduated from Burbank High School in 1967, and went on to Valley College. -------------------------- David took a job at AT&T in 1968 and spent the next 30 years working for the company. Later, he became a consultant and Pole Climbing Instructor for ASAP company. David played on several Burbank Softball League teams over the years. He collected antique rifles and was an active member of the Burbank Muzzle Loaders. David enjoyed camping in their motorhome with his family and friends and visited several places around the country. David loved telling stories and jokes. He loved people and everyone he met became a friend to him. ----------------------- David is survived by his wife, Betty Jo of 47 years; his sister, Joan Baker; daughter, Dana MacCaughtry; son Tony MacCaughtry (Rachel); four grand children, Kyle, A.J., Colton and Cayden; and many more family and friends. ------------------------- A memorial service will be held at Griffin Family Funeral Chapels, 1075 E. Daily Drive., Camarillo, CA on Saturday, April 18 at 1:00 p.m. For more information please contact Griffin Family Funeral Chapels at at (805) 482-1166.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Patricia Constance Swartz, BHS 1942

Swartz, Patricia Constance October 8, 1924 - April 14, 2009 Patricia Constance Swartz quietly passed away on April 13, 2009. She is preceeded in death by her loving husband, Melvin Roy, of 60 years. She is survived by her son Bruce, daughter-in-law Linda, and son Michael. The family wishes to acknowledge her life long friend, Virginia Ricks, and caring neighbors Barbara and David Kramig, Loraine and George Khair, Joaine Bailey-Woods, and Bill Wallace. Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 21 to Apr. 22, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2015

Louise M. Santoyo Evans, BHS 1941

Private Memorial services will be held Monday for Louise M. Santoyo Evans. Born May 21, 1921 in Grants, New Mexico, she died January 17, 2009, in Harbor City. Louise retired as division manager of communications for Pan America Airlines in Los Angeles where she worked for 33 years. She had a wonderful life, she was such a happy positive person who was loved by so many and will truly be missed. Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Emerson F. Evans and is survived by two brothers, Albert (Bob) Santoyo and Richard Santoyo; and by two sisters, Ann Santoyo and Angela Lara; and many nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at the Green Hills Memorial Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, donations to Rolling Hills Covenant Church at 222 Palos Verdes Dr., North Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 will be appreciated. Please sign the guest book at

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Marilyn Ruth Freed Browning, BHS 1943

Marilyn Ruth Freed Browning, BHS 1943 July 11, 1925 - March 16, 2015 Marilyn was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 11, 1925. Her parents were Hugo Freed and Hannah Silver. Marilyn graduated from Burbank High School, Burbank, California in W’43 where she went to school with Robert Eugene Browning. They were married on September 7, 1946. She had 2 children, Beth and Robert David Browning. Marilyn died March 16, 2015. Her husband Robert Eugene Browning, daughter, Beth Kremer, and son Robert David Browning survive her. She had 6 grandchildren. Marilyn worked for the City of Burbank for 8 years. After her children grew-up she was very active as a volunteer at Saint Joseph Hospital in Burbank, California. She was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical Free Church in Burbank, California, for many years. Marilyn loved to travel and went to many exotic places like Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, the British Isles, and Switzerland. Marilyn and her husband had recently moved to Claremont, California to live closer to family. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
A celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held on April 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm. The service will be at Calvary Church, 1010 N. Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana, CA. Family and friends can call (818) 903-8215 for information and or RSVP. Burbank Leader, March 25, 2015