Springs, Lavonna Ruth, 53, of Fairfield, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Visitation 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, June 5, Fairfield Funeral Home. Burial 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 5, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon. Arrangements by Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield; 425-1041, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He has worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid Washington Redskins fan, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.