Jul 29, 2014

Lucky Baldwin’s Co-Founder Passes Away

David Farnsworth started the popular local chain of British pubs with his business partner Peggy Simonian.

Lucky Baldwin’s Co-Founder Passes Away

Dave Farnsworth, co-founder of Lucky Baldwin’s British Pub, passed away on Oct. 28, 2011 following a long period of illness. Born on Sept. 27, 1952, Farnsworth was called “a huge part of craft beer history” who, “along with co-owner Peggy Simonian provided a Southern California land mark destination for good beer,” in an article on The Full Pint.

Starting with its original location in Old Pasadena, the Lucky Baldwin’s empire grew to three locations over the years, including the and their newest location in East Pasadena near Pasadena City College.

Sierra Madre Weekly editor and photographer Terry Miller has posted a photograph of Farnsworth and Peggy Simonian at the grand opening of their third location in May of 2011.

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