Adrianne Marie Edgerly
5/16/1948 – 7/4/2016
Founding board member and secretary of ChemoWize, Adrianne Marie
Edgerly, passed away on July 4th. Her family was at her side.
Her father, Nicholas Lechiara, and her son Donny Pope preceded her in death. Adrianne is survived by her mother Esther Falsetto, husband Ron Edgerly, her daughters Nicki Boyce and Debbie Lynn, stepson Stefan Edgerly, and siblings Joanne Minello, Janice Kinderman, Michael Lechiara, James Lechiara, and Lori Weaver. She also leaves grandchildren Amanda Jo Pope, Jessica Rees, Jordan Rees, Jeremiah Boyce, Charlie Boyce, Levi Boyce, and great granddaughter Penelope Lanning.
Adrianne graduated from La Quinta High School in Westminster, CA and attended Santa Ana City College. She married Ron Edgerly on June 30, 1980 at their home in Wrightwood.
Adrianne opened Off Melrose in 2002. She changed the name to Willow Boutique and Salon when she moved to the current location in the village center. ChemoWize Corner started in an actual corner of Willow! The raffle baskets she created always had their home on her counter in the store.
Adrianne inspired ChemoWize. Herself a breast cancer survivor, Adrianne conceived many events, helped organize and rally support for them all, and was present until her health no longer permitted. She was inspirational during cancer support meetings and always had another great, fun idea to raise funds.
Her energy, grace, beauty, spirit, support and smile will be sorely missed.