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Paul Gardner Jr.


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Paul Gardner Jr. Obituary
July 9, 1924 - January 14, 2019 Paul Revere Gardner, Jr. passed away on January 14th, 2019 at the age of 94. Paul was born July 9, 1924 in Upland, CA to Paul Revere Gardner and Willa Era Davis. Paul grew up in Ontario and graduated from Chaffey High School. He served in the Navy during WWII as a Lieutenant, working in the code room on Guam. He attended the California Institute of Technology and graduated in 1945 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. Paul married Jacqueline Brundage in Dec of 1953, and they were together for 39 years. They lived in Melbourne, Australia for several years and then returned to Ontario, where Paul and his father started an electrical contracting business, the Paul Gardner Corporation. They owned and operated it for many years, installing traffic signals and street lights all over California. He was a member and past president of Red Hill Country Club, and spent many happy days on the golf course. After Jacqueline's death he married Marilyn Metcalf. They had 17 wonderful years together and traveled all over the world. Paul was always trying new things and never let anything get him down. He even wrote a spy novel when he was in his 80's. Paul is survived by 2 children, Laurie Gardner Larkin, and Matthew Paul Gardner, 5 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. A Life Celebration service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, February 9th, 2019, at the Todd Memorial Chapel, 325 N. Indian Hill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711 WL00188260-image-1.jpg
Published in Redlands Daily Facts on Feb. 3, 2019
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