GRAVES, LORAINE ELSIE May 7, 1923 to November 25, 2012 Loraine passed away peacefully Sunday, November 25, at her home in Encinitas. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., she lived a vibrant life and overcame several obstacles to live as long as she did. The love of her life, Arthur Graves, predeceased her and passed on July 24, 2012. During her life, Loraine was very active in real estate, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, however her true passion was painting. She had an amazing love for animals and cared for them with all her heart. Loraine is survived by her two daughters Elizabeth Schulte and Leslie Aroney of Rancho Santa Fe; her sons-in-law, Kristopher Schulte and Teddy Aroney; as well as her grandchildren, Jessica Walker, Kristina Schulte, Paul Ghio, Andrea Ghio, and Kenneth Ghio. The family has planned a private memorial. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in her name to the Rancho Coastal Humane Society or San Diego Humane Society.

Published in U-T San Diego on Nov. 30, 2012