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Resident Spotlights | February 1, 2017 | By Jonita Dixon

Resident Spotlight – Ted Fuller

CSL Spotlight Resident, Ted FullerMeet Carlton Senior Living’s spotlight resident, Ted Fuller – Ted was born in Topeka, Kansas and was raised in Denver, Colorado where he attended Western State College of Gunnison, Colorado. He was the editor of Electrical World, a McGraw-Hill magazine, and handled editing and writing assignments for utilities in Denver and Decatur, Illinois, then later San Francisco.

He relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1963 where he settled with his wife in the Pleasant Hill/Lafayette area. It was there that he and his first wife, Betty Ann stayed, quite active and busy raising one daughter and four sons, later adding four grandchildren to the family. After losing his wife of 48 years Ted was able to find love again in his second wife Norma for 16 years until her passing in June of 2016. It was then that downsizing and living here at Carlton Senior Living Concord was his goal.

Theodore, also know as “The Adorable” has performed in many community theater plays over the years, facilitated different writing groups on memoirs, led a Toastmasters speech group and has written eight books on the aging seniors’ positive attitude as well as a children’s book. Serving on several boards including The Vagabond Players, an East Bay traveling drama group. Always busy and looking for his “12 Hugs A Day” it is difficult for this man to walk into a room and not know someone there that he has worked with over the past years. He has been full of helpful ideas for our programming and loves the people in the community. He is the perfect addition to our happy little community and we are blessed to have him!

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