Bethany Warren Griffiths

Profile Updated: October 19, 2009
Bethany Warren
Class of 1953
Residing In: San Luis Obispo, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Don
Children, Grandchildren: One son: Larry (1959); One daughter: Linda (1961)
Two grandsons: Derrick (1987), Cam (1990)
One More…granddaughter: Heather (1989)

Two great grandsons: Aiden (2007)
Bradly (2008)
Occupation: Retired
Yes! Attending Reunion
Occupation/Career(s) Details:

Church Secretary for 10 years in Van Nuys.

Facilities Dept. at Xerox Xten Corp. Helped close down the plant before they moved to New York.

CA. Fed Bank in Regional Mgr office - 10 yrs.

Different places I have lived:

Van Nuys, Northridge, Glendale, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo. Part time in Shawano, WI

Family history living in South Pasadena:

Moved from Hollywood to South Pasadena around 1948, where my father's business was located (Ultra-Violet Prod. Inc.)
My parents knew that the So. Pasadena School System was good and wanted my brother and me out of the LA City Schools. I was in my second semester of Junior High School and my brother Paul was in high school when we started in South Pasadena.

Family members who also went to SPHS:

Paul Warren - 1951
Virginia Warren Hiramatsu - 1963 (?)

Other SPHS graduates I keep in touch with:

Clara Hackett, Barbara Pendleton, Laura Dixon,
Ellen Grey (but no email)
Susie Brewton - but have lost her email and
new address in Florida.

Milestones & Epiphanies:

My trip to Europe and the Middle East with the Oneonta Congregational Church in the summer of 1952. Opened new areas of interest to me.

Pastimes & Hobbies:

Playing bridge, reading, walking, socializing with friends.

Writing my memoirs.

Wonderful trips my husband and I have taken over the years. Most memorable were Egypt and Rome, Great Rivers Cruise in Germany, and Alaska.

Favorite Music, Songs, Bands

1940 and 1950's popular music and some of the old classical music.

Additional Comments:

Active in sorority Alpha Chi Omega alumni groups.
During working years in Glendale, was active in Chamber events and Women's Professional Group.

In retirement, became very active in Newcomer's Club in Los Osos.
Volunteered at San Luis Obispo General Hospital until it closed.
Volunteer at Food Pantry when in Wisconsin.