IN MEMORIAM – Lucy Anzalone

Lucy Anzalone

Lucy Anzalone, born in Velarde, New Mexico, on July 31, 1925, passed away on Feb. 18, 2017 in Burbank, California. She was the youngest of five children, and the only daughter born to Ruperta Miera and Pablo Martinez, descendants of early Spanish settlers. Lucy came to California to study nursing and graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing from Providence College in Oakland in 1949. At the outbreak of the Korean War, she enlisted in the Navy and was stationed at the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego. She met her first husband at this time, Thomas Hayward, who passed away soon after, a casualty of the war. She gave birth to her first child, a daughter, as a widow.
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