Mary R. Lawrence, age 89, passed away on March 31, 2013 in San Dimas, California. She was born on September 24, 1923 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. She was a homemaker who lived in the San Gabriel Valley area for 56 years. She loved her rose garden, baking and birds. She is survived by her children Eileen (Chris) Nordstrom, Ginger (Jim) Wallenbrock, Robert Lawrence, Marilyn (George) Krain, 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.