On September 18, 2015 we lost a wonderful human being and the keystone of our Historical Society.
Rest in peace Mary Jane. You are missed.
A memorial service will be held at the Burbank Historical Society’s Gordon R. Howard Museum on Saturday October 3rd at 11:00 am. Parking at 1100 Clark Street, Burbank.
Mary Jane Strickland was a life-long resident of Burbank. She attended the Burbank school system and went to work for the City in 1956
Mary Jane founded the Burbank Historical Society and Gordon R. Howard museum located in George Izay Park in 1973
She leaves her daughter Penny Rivera (Tony), granddaughter Michelle Rey (Peter), 3 great grandchildren Shaye and Robert Herriford and Jesse Rey, niece Katie Brown, nephews Randy, Tim Kevin Shawn and Joel Strickland. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Burbank Historical Society or a favorite charity