JOHN BERNARD BURNS
John Bernard Burns, 84, a longtime La Crescenta resident, died April
Mr. Burns was born in Kansas. After graduating from Burlington High
School, he served in the U.S. Navy in 1934 to 1938, and rejoined in 1942
to serve during World War II with the U.S. Navy Air Corps. He flew in the
South Pacific in the Philippines. He continued in the Naval Reserves at
Los Alamitos following the war.
He was a teacher's aide at Crescenta Valley High School, wrote
articles for the editorial and opinion page in the Glendale News-Press
and the Foothill Leader, and was active in Cub Scout Pack 316 and Boy
Scout Troop 16.
Prior to retiring, he was a sheet metal engineer for G.C. Breidert Co.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, David of La Crescenta,
Debra Plummer of Los Angeles, and Devin of Simi Valley; brother, Larry of
Colorado; and sister, Loretta, of Colorado.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the the La
Crescenta Presbyterian Church.
NORMAN W. FOWLES
Norman W. Fowles, a former Glendale resident, died Jan. 29, 2001, in a
Mr. Fowles was born Jan. 28, 1932, in Los Angeles. He served in the
U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Prior to retiring, he was a long-distance driver for Farmer Bros.
He is survived by his wife, Bettye of Santa Clarita; daughters, Debra
J. Holmes of Glendale and Danielle Weir of Castaic; and son, Edward W. of
A private service was held in Santa Barbara.