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Erin Albright

Erin Albrigh

Erin Lenore Albright peacefully passed away with her loving daughter at her side on Oct. 26, 2012. She was 92.

There will be a family celebration of life at her daughter’s home in Nevada City, Calif.

Erin was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 30, 1920. It was there that she fell in love with Allan David Albright, and in 1944, they were married.

Allan’s career moved them to San Diego, Calif., then to San Jose, Calif. Upon retirement they moved to Auburn, and finally to Grass Valley, Calif. Erin was active in the Emblem Clubs in Burbank, Calif., and Auburn, Calif., holding office in both.

She enjoyed her many crafting projects, sewing and making every holiday a gala event. Erin was always an active, fun-loving gal; one to those who have known her will always inspire fond memories and great stories that will be passed on for generations to come. She remained that way until the ravages of Alzheimer’s sadly took her away.

She is survived by her daughter Cheri Hopkins and husband Gary, son Ronald Carpenter, and Jackie Carpenter. She was lovingly known as “Nana” to six grandchildren, Terry Ruiz and husband Daniel, Crystal Schmier and husband John, Chris Carpenter, Christine Brink and husband Jonathon, Randall Hopkins and wife Michele, Denise Barron and husband Mike; 10 great-grandchildren; Garret and Jacob Ruiz, Taylor Mello, Amanda Schmier, Amber, McKenna, Carter Brink, Morgan Hopkins and Jake and Emilie Barron.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Allan, having celebrated 62 years of marriage in 2007.

You will be missed, but certainly never forgotten. Now may you forever sing and dance among the stars.


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