Sarah Heyden, long-time resident of Poway and Rancho Bernardo, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013, in Houston, Texas. Born January 24, 1926, to John and Bess English in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sarah had one sister, Jeanne Rascoe. She was married to beloved husband, Sam Heyden, for 37 years until his passing. Sarah earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Chatham College in Pittsburgh. She was active in the Girl Scouts of America.
Sarah later married Herman Weisberg, with whom she moved to Poway. She was a member of art clubs in Rancho Bernardo and Poway, and participated in many art seminars. Sarah loved painting skies and sunsets.
Sarah is survived by her daughters, Leslie Heyden of Richmond, California, and Nancy Heyden of Houston, Texas; her son, John Heyden of Palm Springs, California; her granddaughter, Lilla Heyden of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and her great-grandson, Dillon Nudie, also of Pittsburgh.
Funeral services were held January 23, 2013, at Emanu El Memorial Park in Houston, Texas.
Donations in her memory may be made to the University of California, San Diego Shiley Eye Center, 9415 Campus Point Dr., La Jolla, California 92093-0946.