In Memoriam: Gerda Kilgore

In Memoriam: Gerda Kilgore

Gerda Kilgore was born in what was then West Germany. While studying English, she discovered Jane Austen. She met the man who would become her husband during college. After they married, they came to the United States, where she worked as a teacher at a private K-12...
In Memoriam: Jaye Scholl Bohlen

In Memoriam: Jaye Scholl Bohlen

Longtime JASNA member and Southwest board member Jaye Scholl Bohlen (pictured above, right, with Jan Fahey) passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on May 4, 2019. She is survived by her husband, Charlie, and children Avis, Charles III and Peter. She played many roles...
In Memoriam: Bill James

In Memoriam: Bill James

William A. James passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on January 7, 2019, at age 65 after a valiant 22-month battle with pancreatic cancer. His wife, Syrie James, held his hand as he took his last breath. January 10 would have been their 43rd wedding...
In Memoriam: Robert Hansen

In Memoriam: Robert Hansen

Robert Hansen, a longtime member of the San Fernando Valley JASNA Southwest reading group, passed away February 9, 2018 at the age of 91 following a long illness. He was born in 1926 in Webster Groves, Missouri. From a young age, he showed a talent for electronics. He...
In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Shirley Anne Cosgrove September 23, 1939 – February 22, 2018 Shirley Cosgrove passed away peacefully, surrounded by her beloved family on February 22, 2018, at the age of 78. She was born Shirley Anne McLing on September 23, 1939, in Chicago. She met John Cosgrove in...