Op-Ed

Ojai Valley veterans’ sacrifice remembered

By Dave Pressey
Memorial Day in Libbey Bowl was a project initiated by Sanford Drucker, a member of the Ojai Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars and community activist. With his passing, the Woman’s Auxiliary of the American Legion joined with the VFW of Ojai Valley to perpetuate the event each year through the leadership of Nancy Hill who developed the “Wall of Remembrance” for all Ojai Valley veterans and active duty service personnel.
Nancy Hill had an idea for specific remembrance of Ojai Valley veterans, living and deceased. She created a display of posters of every valley veteran, identified and mounted them each Memorial Day in Libbey Park. She called this massive display,“The Wall of Remembrance.”

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