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Patricia McKellar


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Patricia McKellar Obituary
August 29, 1926 - February 17, 2017 Patricia Fulham McKellar passed away at the age of 90 on February 17, 2017 in Claremont. She was born in 1926 in San Francisco to Harvey and Lelia Parr. Her childhood was spent mainly in Glendale after a short stay in Long Beach. Her sister Susan was born in 1932. Pat graduated from Hoover High School and entered her beloved University of Southern California in 1944. She was an active member of Delta Gamma sorority and remained close with a group of cherished college friends known as the "Bridge Club". During her high school / college years, she worked three summers at Curry Village in Yosemite which was a lifelong happy memory, After earning a business degree, she worked at General Pertroleum where she met her husband Edward Thomas Fulham.They were married in 1956 and raised their two sons James Edward and Thomas John in Pasadena. In 1973 the family moved to La Canada. Pat's husband passed away in 1983. Pat continued to be active in the community, enjoying her friends and charitable work at Pasadena Assistance League, Orthopedic Guild, and Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles. Pat relocated to Pacific Palisades after marrying Hugh McKellar, a fellow USC Trojan. They enjoyed ten years of friendships, traveling, and visits with their children and grandchildren. After Hugh passed, Pat again relocated back to the foothills living in Sierra Madre, Bradbury, and Claremont. Pat lived a full life and will be dearly missed by family and friends. She is survived by her two sons Jim and Tom, her daughter-in-law Mary Beth, her grandchildren Ted and his wife Aubree, Sara, Christian, Sean, her great grandchild Hazel, niece Danielle Cernik, and nephews John Walker Pardee and Steve Pardee. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to USC or to .
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 23, 2017
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