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September 25, 1914 ~ November 7, 2007
PACIFIC GROVE – Pauline Saxon, a 50-year resident and long time member of the First United Methodist Church in Pacific Grove, died November 7, 2007 at Community Hospital, with her daughter by her side, after a brief illness. She was born in Wichita, Kansas, on September 25, 1914.
Mrs. Saxon was a familiar sight in her 1960 yellow and white Nash Metropolitan, known as the "Butterfly Car" because of its Monarch butterfly logos. For many years she and her "Little Met" participated in the Pacific Grove Good Old Days parade. Mrs. Saxon came to Pacific Grove with her late husband, Lt. Col.
Keene Saxon, who was assigned to the Defense Language Institute in 1957. She was also employed at the DLI for a period of years in the Civilian Personnel Office as a secretary.
She is survived by her son, Keene Saxon (Susan) of Leavenworth, Kansas and her daughter, Cynthia Saxon (Charles Lee) of Pacific Grove; four grandchildren, Lauren Yoshinobu Buskirk, Aaron Yoshinobu, Keene Saxon III and Luke Saxon and ten great-grandchildren. Her husband, Keene Saxon and her grandson, Kevin Fraser, preceded her in death.
A memorial service for Pauline will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at the United Methodist Church, 915 Sunset Drive, Pacific Grove. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be directed to the donor's favorite charity in her name. The family wishes to thank the staff at Community Hospital for their great kindness and professionalism during her brief and final illness. And to the warm and loving caregivers at Carmel Hills Care Center we extend our deepest appreciation and affection. You may sign the on line guest book by logging onto www.thepaulmortuary.com.
Published in The Monterey Herald on November 11, 2007