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WILLIAM JERRY SKRYHA

Age 83, passed away peacefully at home with his family on Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born to James and Stephania Skryha, on November 29, 1930, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

William attended the University of Manitoba (B.A.) and the University of Chicago (M.A.). He married Stanis Kolenda in 1952. He served for two years in the US Army during the Korean War. At that time, William and Stanis lived in Chicago, Illinois, where their three children were born. William later taught English at Kelly High School. In 1961, they moved to Van Nuys, California, where William taught at Cleveland High School until he retired. His love of Shakespeare led him to enjoy many of the Bard's plays over the years.Throughout his life, his joy was to travel and visit many countries around the world.

William is survived by his loving wife, Stanis; his son, Bryan; daughters, Vicki (husband Allen) and Terri; three grandchildren, Felix, Peter and Sophi; and his sister, Vicki Axan (husband Bill, niece Stacy and nephew Bradley).

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Published in Los Angeles Daily News on July 25, 2014
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