By Sondra Murphy
If there is a name that exemplifies the spirit of the Ojai Valley, it is Lanie Springer. A longtime champion of philanthropy and community service, Springer died on Saturday of pancreatic cancer.
She was a proactive member of the community with a welcoming smile and seemed tireless in her efforts. “Lanie was a one-of-a-kind person whose no-nonsense approach to any problem was refreshing,” said Al Buczkowski, Oak View Civic Council member and former