Wade Roberts, who was the garden director since 1966, passed away on Thursday, CDM Today reported. Arnold D. Haskell, founder of Sherman Library & Gardens, handpicked Roberts as the gardens director. In a released statement, Corona del Mar Residents Association President Karen Tringali said Roberts was a beloved community member.
“The CdM Residents Association Board of Directors, on behalf of all
its members, mourn the loss of a true gentleman and friend,” Tringali said. “His compassion, concern and support for the environment, the
Gardens, and his community was his legacy to us all."
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