Fond Memories of Vivian
by Jean M. Adams, Lake Forest, California
(written Jan. 28, 2004)
I add my loving
thoughts of your terrific mother?
& I never met, I was Vivian's care-giver for almost a
year. And I
also drove your father to doctor appts. now & then.
Early in this
decade. More shopping & laughing than actual care-giving!
Vivian was more of a 'friend' than employer to me. I
her. We had a system going whenever we entered Longs Drug
taking her to the hairdressers or to medical appts. was always a treat
mother and son have also been honored to know your mother. We've
lunch, dinner, and just plain hand holding at her last residence.
read her the menu at Villa Valencia, and snuck in milkshakes.
her roses . . as she loved flowers, even if she could barely see their
beauty. When I last saw her, just before Christmas I was amazed
beautiful she looked.
mother was killed July 2006 in a car accident. I've asked my mom
please welcome Vivian when she gets settled in heaven. And who
one day I'll be able to join them as well. A more erudite lady
exist. I'll be forever disappointed in myself for not spending
time with her in those final weeks. (Thank you for letting me
myself.) And my heart goes out to Charles, for losing his wife.
I suppose Judge Meredith Jury will have to attend
concerts alone now. However, Vivian will be
quietly sitting beside her at each one. I just feel
Regards to your entire family,
Jean M. Adams
Vivian's photo page.