|Name} Schwartz, Adele Ruth||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Female|
|Birth: Date} Exa 8 Jun 1918||Place} San Francisco, San Francisco, California|
|Marr.: Date} Fam 13 Aug 1937||Place} Yuba City, Sutter, California (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 27 Aug 2007||Place} 2001 Skycrest Drive #4, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, Calif.|
|Parents: } Rudolph Schwartz & Nedye Ethel Loewy|
Household No.} 322
|1st Household No.} 322 = San Francisco, San Francisco, California|
| Occupation 1} Plant pathologist|
Occupation 2} Writer
Lawyer, Lewis Olson|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Adele was born June 8th 1918 in San Francisco, California. The California Birth Index listed her name as Ruth Adele, but she always went by the name Adele.|
| Adele's parents were Rudolph
Schwartz and Nedye Ethel Loewy, both born in New York. Rudloph
was a cigar manufacturer and his parents were born in Germany.
Nedye's parents were born in Austria.|
In 1930, Adele and her parents were living in and apartment at 1445 Oak Street in San Francisco. In 1930, Adele now had a brother, 2 years younger, and the family lived at 146 23rd Avenue in San Francisco.
Adele attended UC Berkeley, obtaining a B.A. in child development. She married Lewis Lawyer on August 13, 1937, when she was 19 years old. According to Donald Olson, Lewis's cousin, they worked for the California Packing Company.
Later they both had an exciting career working for the Del Monte Corp. as plant pathologists. After retiring, she and her husband were involved in raising a variety of iris, and hybridizing tall bearded and Pacific Coast native iris. They had a one acre yard in the Oakland hills with a view of the bay. They also traveled with family and friends.
After the death of Lewis, when the yard work became too much, she moved to Rossmoor in Walnut Creek. She liked to zip around Rossmoor in her little red golf cart. Here she was living closer to her brother and his wife. Her daughter lived nearby, and her son about an hour away. She had been spending summers in Hawaii with her daughter and her family, but in 2005, she went to Sea Ranch on the Northern California Coast, with her son and his family. Seen at the right in 2005, she is lively at age 87 years. Adele passed away at her home in Rossmoor, Monday, August 27, 2007, surrounded by her close family. She died from complications related to her four year battle with ovarian cancer.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} Adele Lawyer in 2006|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} Bachelor of Arts or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} None for the State of}|
|Health Condition} Ovarian cancer
Cause of Death} Cancer
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