Rita M. Packard was born Rita M. Wellman in Collingswood, New Jersey, on November 15, 1933. She passed away on April 8, 2014, in La Jolla. |
She graduated from Drexel Institute in Philadelphia and later moved to San Diego where she worked for Burgener and Tavares in La Jolla. She married Richard Packard who predeceased her and then Randy Palmer.
Rita continued to live and work in La Jolla and will be greatly missed by her many friends in California and on the East Coast.
Published in La Jolla Light on Apr. 17, 2014