Among the first forty-eight families waiting for their keys were 75 year-old John E. Burr, I trucking business retiree, and his 72 year-old wife, Lena. The two were downsizing from a 3,000 square foot Corona home to a one-bedroom apartment because, Burr joked, there was “too much yard work.”
Their 55 year-old son, Frank sold his house and party shop in Covina to take a unit 100 feet away from his parents. He was attracted to the medical benefits and recreational activities offered by Leisure World.
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