Prudy Wyle was born in Independence, MO, on June 7, 1932, and passed away February 27, 2014. Her parents were Lyndon Wesley Harper and Helen Abigail (Smith) Harper. |
Prudy earned a Bachelor's degree in Education from Kansas University where she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. She did her graduate studies at Lexington Theological Seminary. She married Dr. Ewart Herbert Wyle in Independence, MO, on June 12, 1959, where her father performed the ceremony. They moved to La Jolla, CA, in July where the two of them came to start Torrey Pines Christian Church. Prudy served a total of 25 years as the Director of Christian Education and was also a choir director with her talent and music background. The chapel at Torrey Pines Christian Church was dedicated and named for Prudy and Ewart Wyle. Prudy was also a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood.
Prudy was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Ewart Wyle; her aforementioned parents; two brothers, Robert and Kenneth; and grandson, Ewart Wyle, III. She is survived by her sister, Ruth (Jack) Burroughs; son, Dr. Ewart (Barbara) Wyle Jr.; and grandchildren, Patrick (Nancy) Wyle, Bradley (Marie) Wyle and Michelle (Edward) Gergurich; 12 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Services to celebrate her life were held at Torrey Pines Christian Church on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Published in La Jolla Light on Mar. 13, 2014