PEARSON, Barbara J.
On Saturday, December 14, at 10:00 p.m., Barbara J. Pearson, Director of the Altadena Library District for the previous nine years passed away. She had been at Pomona Valley Hospital recuperating from pneumonia.
In honor of Ms. Pearson, the Board of Library Trustees voted to name the library's meeting hall, the Barbara J. Pearson Community Room.
Altadena Main and Branch Libraries will be closed on Friday, December 27 to enable staff to attend her memorial service which will be held at 2:00 p.m. that day at Our Lady of the Assumption, 435 N. Berkeley Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711. Ms. Pearson's survivors include a daughter, two sisters, and a grandson. Condolences may be sent to her daughter Kathleen Flynn, in care of Altadena Main Library, 600 East Mariposa Street, Altadena, CA 91001.