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Janice E. Saxton


1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Janice E. Saxton Obituary
JANICE E. SAXTON passed away peacefully at her home on September 11, 2016. Born in San Francisco on July 31, 1933 to Claire and Edward Sullivan. Janice is survived by her older sister Diane Mackinnon of Newark, Cailf., her son Richard, daughter-in-law Cathy; and daughter Elizabeth; grandchildren Zachary (Angela), Nicholas, Brittany (Corwin); and great grandchildren Ethan, Kendall, Avery, and Jameson. Janice attended Star of the Sea Academy, graduating in 1951. She entered business school shortly after graduation. While attending business school she met a handsome young Marine named Samuel Saxton. They married in 1953. While raising their two children, Jan worked as a legal secretary for many years. Eventually she joined Sam in creating and operating several successful businesses in the pet supply industry. After Sam's death in 1996, she took several years off and enjoyed traveling with her good friend Pat. In 1998 she joined her daughter Liz in running Tin Lizzy's Cookie Caf‚. To many she was the face behind the counter for 16 years. Jan was an incredibly strong, independent, and hardworking woman, who above all else loved her family. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. A celebration of her life will be held October 1st at 11:00 am at Acheson and Graham Mortuary, 7944 Magnolia Ave., Riverside.


Published in Press-Enterprise from Sept. 28 to Sept. 30, 2016
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