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Lynne Mary Swain Preston

1938 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Lynne Mary Swain Preston Obituary
LYNNE MARY SWAIN PRESTON 12/17/1938 - 9/13/2014 Lynne passed away on September 13, 2014 due to complications from pneumonia. She was born in Riverside, CA, the first child for Dr. Raymond C. and Margaret Swain. Lynne is survived by her son Jeffrey; daughter-in-law Tamarin; grandson Samuel Preston; and granddaughter Kayleigh Moen, all of Huntington Beach; and nieces Lori and Kristen. Born and raised in Riverside Lynne attended Lincoln Elementary, Central Jr. High, and was a member of the class of 1956 at Poly High where she was a student body officer. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a member of her much loved sorority Delta Gamma, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1960. In September of 1960 Lynne married her forever love, Ronald Preston. After spending two years in Maryland, Lynne and Ron returned to California to reside, work, and raise a family in Orange County. Returning to Riverside in 1997, Lnne became involved with the Reunion Committee for Poly '56, helping to produce two of the largest and best reunions that Poly ever had. Loving wife, proud mother, prouder grandmother,and best friend to many, Lynne will be remembered for her grace, strength, great sense of humor,and love of travel. She was also a voracious reader, avid bridge player, and a devout supporter of her beloved Cal Bears. She will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. In lieu of flowers, Lynne would be honored by any donations made in her name to Victoria Avenue Forever (P.O. Box 4152, Riverside, 92514) or . Private graveside services will be on Wednesday, September 24th at Olivewood Cemetery. A Celebratory Open House will be held in October at the Victoria Club. PRESTON & SIMONS MORTUARY, Funeral Directors 951-683-7410

Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 24, 2014
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