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Samuel Ayres Legacy Society

Samuel Ayres was a visionary and the driving force in the establishment of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. We are grateful to these forward-thinking individuals and families who share Ayres’ vision of a great public garden and have named the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation in their wills or estate plans.

Corrine Abel Estate*
Anonymous (4)
The Domenica M. Ashton Trust*
Estate of Samuel Ayres Jr. & Helen Ayres*
Coleen & George Ball
Marion Merrill Bateman Trust*
Carolyn & Jamie Bennett
The Richard Brandes Estate*
Estate of Mary Charlotte Crumpton*
Estate of Barbara Davis*
Alice L. Deliman Fund*
The Onnalee Doheny Trust*
Roger & Carolyn Egenes
Brittany Fabeck
Kirby Fong
Cathy Gendron
Teresa Gonzales Trust*
Sandra Goodenough & Richard Schulhof
Mr. Burks Hamner
The Frances Clarine Hard Estate*
Carl & Jane Herrmann
Freddi & Kenneth D. Hill, PhD
The Holtz-Hechler Trust*
Ed & Susan Johnson
The Kallam Estate*
Ruby Diane Lewis
Joyce Lim
Emma Menninger Estate*
Estate of Elza Meyberg*
Grace G. & Michael A. Montgomery
Alex Oser Estate*
The Palmer Estate*
Steven & Anita Peralez
Walter Riemann Estate*
Ruth-Ann Rohman Trust*
Ron & JoAnn Schrantz
Estate of Simon Russin III*
Cynthia Anne Saxon
Carrie Scott
The Helen Shaffer Trust*
Estate of Lilly Shen*
The Slater Estate*
Victoria Stratman
The Tauer Family Trust*
The Susan Walker Trust*
Evelyn Walpus
The Wilbur Estate*
Fern Yu

*Legacy Gift Realized

If you have named the LA Arboretum Foundation in your will or estate plan or if you have any interest in exploring a planned gift, please contact Chief Development Officer Sylvia Rosenberger at (626) 821-3232 or

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