RETIRED SANTA ANITA EMPLOYEE BONNE GOULD PASSES, CELEBRATION OF LIFE TO BE HELD JUNE 2 IN ARCADIA

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 26, 2010)—A Celebration of Life will be held for longtime Santa Anita employee Bonita Gould on June 2, at Peppers Mexican Restaurant in Arcadia, beginning at 4 p.m.

Employed as a secretary in the track’s Marketing Department for 26 years, Gould retired in 2008 as Marketing Office Manager (M.O.M.) and moved to Arizona, where she passed away following a brief illness on May 20 at age 69.

Bonne is survived by her two sons, Rob (May) and Greg (Julie) and her daughter, Stephanie (Chris) Graves and grandson, Pete Gould, who was born May 17, 2009.

Beloved by many and known to all for her bright and cheery demeanor, she was an integral part of Santa Anita and she touched many, many people over the years in a very positive way, including both patrons and fellow employees.

Bonne’s family and friends encourage those who knew her through her employment at Santa Anita to join them at Peppers on June 2. Hors d’ oeuvres will be provided.

Peppers Mexican Restaurant is located across the street from Santa Anita, at 181 Colorado Place. Those wishing to attend are asked to contact Annie Gutierrez at Santa Anita by Sunday, May 30. She can be reached at (626) 574-6388.