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The Claremont Courier's July 18, 2012 Mary C. Bennett Obituary

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									                                                                                                                                    Claremont COURIER/Wednesday, July 18, 2012   9

Mary C. Bennett                                                                                                                                    OBITUARIES
CGU administrative assistant, musician, traveler
   Longtime Claremont resident Mary                                                 administrative assistant in the music        band of 60 years, Chick Bennett of
Carolyn Bennett died peacefully on                                                  department of Claremont Graduate             Claremont; her 4 children, Julie, Robin,
July 11, 2012, surrounded by family.                                                University. She loved attending school       Elliot and Bonnie; her grandson, Justin;
   Born in Lakewood, Ohio on July 15,                                               and completed a bachelor’s degree in         and her sister, Emily Farnsworth of
1933, shortly thereafter Mrs. Bennett                                               behavioral psychology at Cal Poly            Belmont, Massachusetts.
moved with her family to Bay Village,                                               Pomona.                                         A private, family memorial will be
Ohio where she grew up. In 1951, she                                                  Mrs. Bennett’s passions were her           held, and a public celebration of Mrs.
graduated from Bay Village High                                                     family, friends, music, travel and read-     Bennett’s life will take place at 1 p.m.
School followed by attending Denison                                                ing. She was president of the Orange         on September 16, 2012 at Todd Memo-
University for one year.                                                            County Recorder Society, a member of         rial Chapel, 325 N. Indian Hill Blvd.,
   On July 12, 1952 she married Chit-                                               the American Recorder Society and a          Claremont.
tenden “Chick” Bennett in Bay Village,                                              founding member of the Claremont                In lieu of flowers, memorial dona-
and they moved to Pasadena in Decem-                                                Early Music Ensemble. Her travels in-        tions may be sent to Cal Poly Pomona,
ber of the same year. They next moved                                               cluded 2 trips to Europe with the            the American Recorder Society or the
to Claremont where they have resided                                                recorder ensemble, Aix in France and         Claremont Symphony Orchestra.
for the past 52 years.                                                              Sienna in Italy.
   For 29 years, Mrs. Bennett was an                                                  Mrs. Bennett is survived by her hus-

     OUR TOWN                                         ramp locations adjacent to Condit School are the first
                                                      priorities to be completed in preparation for school
                                                                                                                   which means the project will be subject to state af-
                                                                                                                   fordable housing development standards. The project
                                                                                                                   was slated to go before the planning commission last
Mountain and Indian Hill accessibility project                                                                     night for preliminary site plan review. The Olson
   Gentry Brothers Construction has been awarded      Proposed housing development                                 Company also built the Village Walk project.
the Mountain Avenue and Indian Hill Accessibility        The Olson Company is currently in escrow to pur-
Project that began Monday, July 16. Handicap acces-   chase a 1.75-acre vacant parcel located at the south-        Free door-to-door e-waste collection
sible ramps will be constructed on Mountain Avenue-   west corner of Vista Drive and Indian Hill Boulevard.           Claremont residents and businesses can now have
and Indian Hill Boulevard will be brought up to ADA   The proposed development would include 22 de-                e-waste picked up from their home/facility by Green-
standrds with accessible curbs, gutters and asphalt   tached, single-family homes and 4 units located              way Solid Waste and Recycling. To schedule a pick
work. The project is scheduled for approximately 40   above the proposed parking garages, for a total of 26        up or obtain a list of acceptable items, call Greenway
working days and should be completed on or before     units. It is anticipated that 15 percent of the units (ap-   at 518-7943.
Monday, September 10. Indian Hill Boulevard and       proximately 4) will be considered affordable housing,

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