Warren A. Hagar, 99

JUNE 25, 1913-JULY 13, 2012

July 20, 2012
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Warren Arnold Hagar, 99, loving father, husband, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, in Monterey, Calif.

Mr. Hagar was born June 25, 1913, in Troy, N.Y.; attended old East Boston High School, where he was junior and senior high school class president; was a remarkable salesman; and paid for college by selling old gold.

Mr. Hagar graduated with a B.A. degree, with honors, Bowdoin College, Maine; premaster's UCLA; M.A. U.C. Riverside, majoring in Philosophy; and pre-doctorate from UCR.

Mr. Hagar was the author of "Cognitive Awareness and the LPM," which was published in 1977 by Philosophical Library Inc. of Troy.

Mr. Hagar led a full life as manager of J.J. Newberry's; high school English teacher; California state rehabilitation counselor and social worker; top sales person at Encyclopedia Britannica; and member of the Sierra Club and World Affairs Council in Los Angeles.

He resided in Carmel, Calif., for 25 years, was a member of the Carmel Foundation's philosophical men's groups and enjoyed playing bridge.

He is survived by his wife, Olga Hagar of Monterey; two daughters, Sharon Lovell of Bridgewater, N.J., and Charlene Wilder of Hagerstown, Md./Upper Strasburg, Pa.; one son, Everett Hagar of Pine Mountain, Calif.; one stepson, Pierre Roubaud of Paris, France; four granddaughters, Katrina Schneider of Phoenix, Ariz.; Valarie Wilder of San Diego, Calif.; Denise Payne of Grand Junction, Colo., and Loddie Foose of Pasadena, Calif.; one grandson, William Feigen of Irvine, Calif.; and five great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Joshua Schneider of Phoenix, Joslyn and Ashlyn Payne of Grand Junction and Tira Foose of Pasadena.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Genevieve Hagar; brothers, Edward, Justin, Preston and Ralph Hagar; and sister, Ethel Davis, all of Boston, Mass.

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