Caly Quartararo died on February 25, 2020 in his home with his loving family. Caly was born on June 1, 1924 in Los Angeles, California. He was the fourth child of Frank Quartararo and Frances Triolo; his sisters were Frances, Anne, Mary, and Grace. He moved to Romoland in his teens and stayed there until the time of his death. Growing up, he both went to school and worked on his parents’ ranch until he was drafted to fight in World War II in the Philippines. After the war, his family started a gas station business where he was the owner and proprietor. He married Linda Creveling on March 2, 1974 and had four children: Quennelle, Qiana, Quinci, and Quentin.
Caly loved tinkering with old equipment and inventing new ones to help him maintain his property. He always had new ideas and was constantly experimenting in his garage until his death. He was joyful and playful, perpetually seeing the fun in life. He was so friendly that people would call him “Smiley.” This joy extended to his taste in music and his love of dance.
But most of all, Caly loved his whole family. He was “Uncle” to his sisters’ children and was a father figure to so many in his family. He stayed married and faithful his wife Linda until his death just before the forty sixth anniversary of their marriage. He loved his children and was happiest being with them; whether they were doing their homework, playing sports, or partaking in any other hobby with him, he enjoyed nothing more than being a constant influence in their lives.
Caly is survived by his sister Anne, his wife and children, his grandchildren Noah and Evan, and his many nieces and nephews.
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