Dorothy G. FitzSimons,
of Zell Drive in Laguna
Beach, died Friday, April
23 at age 98. She was
born in the London suburb
of Hammersmith on
September 16, 1911, the
daughter of Joseph John
Farmer, a Victoria Cross
recipient, and Minnie Driver. She was the middle
one of three sisters.
She survived the London Blitz of WWII
and also drove a London ambulance during that
period. An avid angler well into her later years,
she was a member of the Dana Point Lady Anglers.
She was also an amateur artist and cartoonist. She
modelled in clay and worked stained glass. She was
also well-known among local tennis players.
She was in charge of the Employment
Development Department office when it had a
branch in Laguna in the late 60s and early 70s. She
had lived in Laguna since 1963. She is survived by
two sons. No services are planned.