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 Laura Jean <I>Palmer</I> Ashworth

Laura Jean Palmer Ashworth

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Death 21 Oct 2003 (aged 57)
Etiwanda, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Claremont, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 8545550 · View Source
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Laura was my mother-in-law, and although we rarely saw eye to eye on things, she was a woman that I respected. She was born from a line of strong women and she bore two daughters herself. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994, which she continued to fight and work around until she finally stopped working as a nurse in August of last year. She was devoted to her life's work in nursing, as well as her role in her local ward. She loved needleworking (just like her mom), gardening (just like her daughter), and collecting anything Celtic or "British". She passed away on the first day of the California fires - we had no rage at her passing, because we knew she was finally free of the pain. So the fires raged for us, almost to Laura's backyard. But the hills survived and will be green again. We are all better for having known Laura, and we come out of the experience of her passing with a fresh, if not more careful, outlook on life. Blessed Be!


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  • Created by: GraveHopper93
  • Added: 22 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8545550
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Jean Palmer Ashworth (18 Mar 1946–21 Oct 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8545550, citing Oak Park Cemetery, Claremont, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by GraveHopper93 (contributor 46610005) .