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Obituaries for the week ending
October 10, 2003
L.F. "Buzz" Ivanhoe
L.F. "Buzz" Ivanhoe, 82, of
Ojai, was found by his daughter, Cheryl Townsend, on Monday,
Sept. 29, 2003. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
He was born Dec. 18, 1920 in Klamath Falls, Ore., and became
well-known in the oil industry as a well-published contradictor
concerning world oil resources.
After spending much of his working life in foreign countries,
Mr. Ivanhoe retired to Ojai in 1994.
He will be interred in Santa Barbara Cemetery. At his request,
no memorial will be held.
Donations may be made to the Ojai Library, where he spent many
comfortable and friendly hours.
Arrangements are under the direction of McDermott-Crockett Mortuary
in Santa Barbara.
Marjorie Lynn Field
Marjorie Lynn Field, 54, of Abingdon,
Md., died suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003. She was born April
28, 1949 in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Field was a 1967 graduate of Gaithersburg High School, Gaithersburg,
Md. She moved with her family to the West Coast where she obtained
a bachelor of science degree from Oregon State University, and
a master of science degree from the University of Oregon.
A longtime resident of Ojai, she taught middle school music in
Santa Barbara for 20 years. In 1992 she obtained her law degree
from the University of California at Santa Barbara, passed the
bar, and opened a law office in Ojai. She practiced law in Ojai
for 10 years before moving back to Maryland.
Ms. Field is survived by her brother Robert and his two children,
Robert and Margaret; and her brother Richard, his wife Betty
Ann, and their daughter Erin.
The family will conduct a private memorial service for Ms. Field
and she will rest with her father and mother in Maryland. In
lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in her name
be made to the American Cancer Society.
Peggy York Lischez
Peggy York Lischez, 88, of Ojai, died
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003 at home. She was born Oct. 2, 1915 in
Coalinga, Calif., to Edward and Frances O'Neal, the youngest
of four sisters.
She married George "Blackie" York in 1933. They moved
around Southern California, settling in the Ojai Valley in 1943.
They had one son, John.
She worked as a school secretary for Ojai Elementary and Mira
Monte Elementary Schools for more than 40 years. She was involved
in many organizations including Eastern Star, California School
Employees Association (CSEA) and PERS (Public Employee Retired
In 1976, she married Frank Lischez, after the death of her first
husband in 1971.
She is survived by her sisters, Lena Hittson of Arizona, and
Pauline Daniels of Ojai; her son and daughter-in-law, John and
Cheryle York; stepdaughters Sandie Null and husband Johnny, Eilleen
Jessee and husband Ray, and Marianne Barnes and husband Rick;
seven grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, George "Blackie"
York, in 1971; her sister Pearl Elliot in 1978; and her second
husband, Frank Lischez in 1999.
The family would like to thank all those who helped make her
final wishes a reality, including Ora Lee, Sandie, George, Marie,
Kelley, the Crawford Family, the McNee Family, Nancy, Nora, Dr.
Gilmore, Dr. Bob Gonzales, Ojai Village Pharmacy and many others.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m.
at Clausen Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Triggs officiating. Private
interment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to
Little House of Ojai.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clausen Funeral Home,