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Longtime Whittier resident Elton Fessier, who didn't learn to swim until he was in high school because of acute asthma, but still became an elite diver in the Navy during World War II, has died, his family announced. He was 91.
Fessier, a retired physical education and math teacher at Sorensen and Dexter elementary schools, as well as founder of the Sorensen Park recreation program, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, from complications of Parkinson's disease.
Published in Daily Breeze on Feb. 7, 2015
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