Jul 29, 2014

Paul Picard Dies at 80

Long-time Ramona resident passes away at Escondido care facility.

Paul Picard Dies at 80

Paul Picard, a 45-year resident of Ramona, died July 12 at a care facility in Escondido. He was 80.

Born Dec. 23, 1930, in San Antonio, Texas, Picard served in the US Air Force from 1946 to 1951, stationed at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a member of the American Legion and often visited the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Ramona.

Picard moved to California in 1934 and first came to Ramona in 1966. He worked as a printer for D&D Printing in Ramona.

Survivors include his son Tom Picard of Fort Worth; daughters Susan Glidden of Wichita, Kansas, Paula Glasgow of Fort Worth, Sharon Opolka of Azle, Texas, and April Green of Mulvane, Kansas; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at the VFW Post, 2247 Kelly St. He will be interred in Mulvane, Kansas.

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