Beckwith, Muriel L Passed away February 12, 2006 in Torrance, CA at the age of 97. Born August 14, 1908 in Chicago IL of English parents; John Herbert and Louisa (Cox) Richardson. Moved early to Manchester, Vermont where she proudly graduated from Burr & Burton Seminary in 1926. Muriel, a wonderful mother was a very giving and gracious “Lady” and will be lovingly remembered. Her many expressions of “Thank You” for every favor bestowed upon her will never be forgotten. Predeceased by her husband in 1963 Robert A. Survived by daughter, Donna (Rudy) Hoerl; Son, Robert (Mona) Beckwith; 4 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Rice Mortuary in Torrance. Cremation and inurnment will be at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach, CA.

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  1. Donna, I have had a tremendously hectic week back at work. We have a big review coming up. I was not able to view the video, unfortunately. Your mother was a dear, sweet lady (who made great cookies!) and you must miss her a great deal. You were a wonderful daughter to her. Love, Rita

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