Sharolyn Filcher Edwards
Sharolyn Filcher Edwards was born at St. Francis Hospital on September 20, 1940 to Warren and Marie Filcher. She passed away after a sudden illness on December 17, 2017.
Shary grew up in Santa Barbara, attending local schools, graduating from Santa Barbara High School as a proud “Don”. Maintaining friendships through the years, she was on the organizing committee for the 50th class reunion.
As a young woman, Shary is remembered as a popular friendly hostess at her father’s legendary Green Gables Restaurant.
Trained as an x-ray technologist at St. Francis Hospital under the guidance of Dr. Eggert Feldsted, Shary then worked at his private office on Micheltorena St. A career opportunity took her to Solvang, where she worked for the Santa Ynez Valley Medical Clinic. Shary worked in offices shared by Dr. Melvin Casberg Jr. and Dr. Donald Schwartz and also Alta Orthopedics. Shary’s last position prior to retirement was with Pueblo Radiology, founded by her original mentor, Dr. Feldsted.
Preceded in death by some of her dearest friends, including Carol Abrams, Shary leaves behind many truly devoted friends and colleagues, former husband Don Edwards and her beloved cat “Friday”. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, February 17th at 10:30 am at the Rancho Santa Barbara Mobile Home Park activity center at 333 Old Mill Rd., Santa Barbara.