>From: "Becker, Rick" <RBecker(--nospam--at)mail.ci.burbank.ca.us>
>Subject: Memorial Services for Charles Abbott
>Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 10:54:25 -0700
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>Charles Abbott, founder of Charles Abbott Associates Inc, died suddenly
>Monday night April 25 of heart failure. He was 59.
>Born Sept. 18, 1940, in West Virginia, Abbott served in the Air Force and
>then started his career as a civil engineer in 1960 with the West Virginia
>Department of Highways. In the early 1980s he was Public Works Director
>for Rancho Palos Verdes . His now 15-year-old firm has grown to provide
>contract services for over a dozen cities in Southern California and Nevada,
>and is a corporate member of the ICBO Los Angeles Basin Chapter. He was
>active in his church and served as president of the Community Association of
>the Peninsula, an umbrella organization for local nonprofit groups.
>Services for Abbott will be held Friday, April 30 at 10 A.M. at Peninsula
>Baptist Church, 5640 Crestridge Road in Rancho Palos Verdes (just a block up
>from Indian Peak or 2 blocks up from Silver Spur off of Crenshaw Blvd. -
>turn right). Graveside services will be at Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501
>South Western Avenue, in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.
>The family requests that any donations be made to:
>The Harbor Hills 4-H Community Center, in care of Palos Verdes Peninsula
>Rotary Club, Bay Cities National Bank, Attention: Ms. Cathy Allen, 1333
>South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, or to
>The Hospice Foundation, 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 110B, Torrance, CA