Sandra Barton, age 71, died February 24, 2007 in Torrance California, after a long battle with lupus. Born in 1936 in Forest Hills, Massachusetts, Sandra called Arizona and California her home. Her parents were William Aubrey Gray Sr. and Hazel Whitehouse Gray. Sandra is survived by 3 sisters: Hazel Andrews, Dixie Ditlevson, and Jessie Barton; and 2 brothers: William A. Gray Jr. and Gordon Gray. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Ron Barton. She will be remembered for her dedication to family and her strength and courage. She is dearly loved and will be deeply missed. A Memorial Service will be held at McCormick Mortuary in Redondo Beach on Saturday March 3, 2007 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to The Lupus Society or to a charity of choice.

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  1. This is goodbye to an old friend that I never actually met, but felt like I knew very well. Just last week I was thinking about her, and resolved to answer her letter from last year, which regrettably I didn’t. She was a wonderful woman, and always a source of happiness.

  2. When i transpoted sandy to the doctor we would enjoy breakfest together afterwards. -Jim Gertz We had fun and loveing christmas partys for the no smockers support group. -Gloria Gertz It was always injoyable to have sandy over she was very kind to me. -Andy Gertz

  3. I just received a copy of Sandy’s obit today from somebody. I knew Ron real well in Phoenix and have been communicating with Sandy at x-mas for several years. I last saw Ron in Cottonwood one day and Sandy wasn’t feeling well so I never really got introduced but always felt like I really did know her. My condolences to the family and special thanks to whomever sent me the obit. I didn’t hear from her at x-mas this year so I wasn’t sure how she was doing. I suspect she just didn’t feel up to sending anything but I was thinking the worst. Thanks for letting me know, I really appreciate it. Brian McKenna, Nevis MN.

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