Truman’s Touch Endowment

This fund pays tribute to June Truman, a single mother of five, who was a shining example for single working mothers. She established her own business, Truman’s Employment Agency and helped to find jobs for those in need. She worked to help her clients with their resumes and coached them in presenting themselves well. This…

Ted and Rosemary Tyler Memorial Fund

Ted Tyler’s obituary began.Ted Tyler’s great and generous heart stopped beating on Saturday June 9, 2007. A third generation member of the Tyler family to live on Grand Avenue in Pasadena, his life was a model of commitment to family, friends and community. As is often the case with a long time devoted couple, his…

Aydin Salek Leadership Scholarship Endowment

Wanting to honor the memory of their recently deceased son and keep alive his spirit of community participation and scholastic dedication, the parents of former South Pasadena student Aydin Salek have established a scholarship fund in his name with the Pasadena Community Foundation. The purpose of the fund will be to support other South Pasadena…

Matthew Schwartz Memorial Endowment

Matthew was born in Los Angeles on July 8, 1970. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received a law degree from USC. He fell in love then married in 2007 to make a home with his family in Pasadena. He loved baseball, traveling, and food but his love for his friends, family and…

Ben Massey Memorial Fund

When Ben Massey passed away in 2008, his wife Linda asked the Pasadena Community Foundation to handle donations made in his memory. PCF set up a donor advised fund, the Ben Massey Memorial Fund, to which friends and family could contribute. The fund pays tribute to Ben’s life. He greatly enjoyed helping others and through…