GRIGGS-Barbara Ware Griggs, a longtime resident of Pasadena, passed away peacefully on October 3, 2008. She was 87 years old. Barbara was the widow of banker and community leader, H. Warner Griggs. She was a graduate of Smith College. Barbara was actively involved in many local organizations such as the Junior League, the Caltech Athenaeum & Associates, and the Scripps Home Auxiliary. She is survived by sons, H. Warner Griggs Jr. and Richard Ware Griggs ; daughter, Betsy Hart Griggs; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A private service will be held. Friends, who wish, may direct donations in her honor to: Betty Ford Center Foundation-Patient Assistance Fund, 41990 Cook St., Ste. C301, Palm Desert, CA 92211.
Source: Pasadena Star-News (CA) – Thursday, October 9, 2008