Doris Mae (Martin) Potter

Former Downey resident, Doris Potter passed away on February 13th at the age of 86 after recently battling several health issues. Doris was the only child of George and Edna Grigg. She was born on March 8, 1925 in San Francisco and passed away in Rancho Mirage, California. She married Ralph Martin, they had 2 children and lived in Downey for 20 years. Ralph passed away in 1971 after battling Hodgkins Disease for several years. In 1974 Doris married Lex Potter and they lived in Downey until 1993. After selling her family business Doris and Lex moved to Palm Desert where they have lived full time for the past 20 years. Doris and Lex celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary last April. Doris is survived by her husband, Lex T. Potter of Palm Desert, son Gary Martin of Downey, daughter Gale Brandt of Santa Ana, granddaughter Christine Peterson, grandson Scott Martin, great grandson Jeremy Martin and great granddaughter Katherine Martin. A private family memorial will be held in Palm Desert. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation, 12379 Miracle Hill Road, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240. ********** Published: February 16, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 44