Carolyn Lewis McGinnis Carolyn Lewis McGinnis died Monday, August 4, 2014 in San Gabriel, Calif. with her family by her side. Born in 1926 to Harold and Helen Lewis of Santa Barbara, she graduated from Santa Barbara High School where she met her future husband, William Dean McGinnis. After marriage, they relocated to Signal Hill, Calif., and started a family. Later, they moved to San Luis Obispo. Carolyn continued to be a housewife and soon two more children were added. Once the children were out of the house, Carolyn worked as a sales clerk and counter attendant for several businesses in San Luis Obispo. She is survived by her children; Larry McGinnis (Connie) of Alhambra, Kathy McGinnis of Atascadero, Terri Larsen (Rex) of Coarsegold, Calif., Michael McGinnis (Kristy) of Mission Viejo, Calif.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A private grave side service will be held in Santa Barbara. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a local hospice in her memory. Sign her guestbook at sanluisobispo.com/obituaries
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Published in San Luis Obispo Tribune on Aug. 15, 2014