LUCUS, Dale Scott
Dale Scott Lucus was born in Aurora, Illinois on August 19th 1942. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 22nd 2015, after a long stay in the hospital. Scott was a courageous man and started his life in California on his own at the age of 19. He built his life as a fireman and worked his way up the ranks and ultimately became Battalion Chief before retiring from the Laguna Beach Fire Department in 1984. He was a devoted and loving father to his 5 children: Scott, Jay, Chris, Michelle, and Katherine. Also, a beloved grandfather to his dear grandchildren who he cared for so deeply: Ashley, Robert, AJ, and Riley. A wonderful husband and provider, he also leaves behind the love of his life and his wife of 34 years, Ena Teresa Lucus. Services will be held on Saturday July 11th 2015 at Lutheran Church of the Cross 24231 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, California 92637 at 10:00am. A celebration of life reception will follow at the Coto de Caza Country Club at 12:30 and all who wish to attend are welcome.
Raquel Navarro, 84 of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, passed away June 25, 2015. She was born in Jalisco, Mexico to Ignacio Navarro and Vicenta Davalos.
She grew up in Jalisco and attended schools there. At a early age, Raquel was drawn to Christ and she entered the religious life with the Sisters Of The Good Shepherd where she was involved in intense study, prayer and the vowed life. She later diversified her ministry to the local community where she lived. She later moved to the United States to be closer to family.
Raquel was a renaissance woman who enjoyed traveling, art, drawing and sewing. She simply enjoyed God’s Grace and never failed to show appreciation for the beauty around her.
Survivors include her sister, Gloria Ornelas; locally her nieces, Alice (husband, Greg) Manning, Veronica (husband, Miguel) Ramos, Claudia (husband, Mark) Wells, Belinda Navarro and Christina Ornelas; nephews, Stephen (wife, Marylu) Ornelas, Jim (wife, Maria) Escobar, Eduardo Escobar, and Roger Navarro.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 4-7 PM with a Rosary at 6 PM at Fairhaven Memorial Services Chapel, 27856 Center Drive, Mission Viejo, CA.
Mass will be Celebrated on Monday, July 13, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Kilian Catholic Church, 26872 Estanciero, Mission Viejo, CA with interment to follow at Old Mission San Luis Rey Cemetery in Oceanside, CA.