Day, Betty, a 85-year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at her home in Palos Verdes Estates. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Betty was 92 when she died. .She graduated from Redondo Union High School in Redondo in 1933 and was the organist at the First United Methodist Church of Redondo Beach until 1936 and then sang in the Church choir for over 50 years. She also was the organist for White & Day Mortuaries for many years. Betty was a member of Chapter H, PEO, the Eastern Star Carnation Chapter, and a member of the Redondo Methodist Church for over 80 years. She is survived by a daughter, Pam Day of Palos Verdes Estates, CA, and a son, Ronald (Norma) Day of Palos Verdes Estates, CA. Preceded in death by her husband Foster A. Day, a son Larry Day and a brother Jack Harryman. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and daughter-in-law Cheryl Day of Arroyo Grande, CA. A gathering of family & friends will be held from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday, July 20th at the White & Day Colonial Chapel in Redondo Beach. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 21, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church in Redondo Beach, CA. Entombment will follow at Pacific Crest Cemetery Mausoleum in Redondo Beach. For those who wish, contributions may be made in her name to the memorial fund at the Church.

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  1. We are so very sorry for your loss. Betty was a wonderful person. The family will be in our Prayers. Betty & Bob

  2. My family and I send you all our most sincere sympathy on the loss of Betty Day. What a wonderful lady she was and will be missed by all of her family and many, many friends. God bless her forever. Loretta Dorsett and family, Portland, Oregon.

  3. Ron & Pam, Jerry & I are very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful & sweet person. Love, Jerry & Tammy Struthers & Family

  4. Dear Ron & Norma- Never a good time to say goodbye but there is peace to know that in dying we are born to eternal life. Our prayers are with you and the entire family. Love, Tim & Susan

  5. We are very sorry for your loss and know that you are in our prayers. Mrs. Day will be dearly missed… With much love, Brian, Agnes, Carol, Lauren, and Aaron Choi

  6. Dear Ron and Norma, Pam, and Family, You will be in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Betty was a precious friend for many years. Now she is at rest with her loved ones. She will be in my memories. Love, Marian McCandless Buck

  7. Our condolences go out to the whole Day family. Betty was such a sweet lady and although we did not know her too well, we always looked forward to seeing her at the Christmas parties.

  8. Pam,if you are a reflection of your mother then I know she was a kind and gentle woman.My continued good thoughts to you and your family.

  9. Dear Pam, I cannot express my sadness regarding the loss of your dear mother. I remember the great kindnesses that she gave to all who were in her presence and the love that she and your dad gave to all of your friends. She was a woman of depth and caring that was an inspiration to all who knew her. I will drop by the cemetery as soon as I can to see you and hopefully reunite our friendship. Please forgive me for not doing this sooner. Love to you and your family, Howard Wood

  10. My condolences to Pam and Mrs. Day’s family: I simply could not address her as Betty. I suppose it is just a part of my upbringing. As I have shared with Pam, her mother was the quintessential model of grace and dignity. To an unsophisticated teen, she was always generous in opening her home and making space even on family outings to Catalina. As a mom, she never tried to be one of the teens; she simply demonstrated her unconditional trust of us thus earning my eternal admiration. It was a privilage to have her include me among Pam’s friends. May her legacies continue to bless her loved ones.

  11. Pam, sending you and your family my condolences during this difficult time and the days to come. My thoughts are truly with you.

  12. Betty was the so very pretty mom, I recall her nursing Pam in the Ave D house living room. And then Ron helping her across PCH following the Paul Cox funeral. And then Frances and then Donnie and then Larry. So many memories, so many prayers, God bless you all. Love Pat

  13. Ron, Norma and Family…just received the information from CFDA. What a long and glorious life. My grandmother was also a member of PEO (Phone Each Other,as I understand!!) Good thoughts and sincerest condolences to each and all. Ron & Sherril White

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