Christy Farrell Foster

Profile Updated: November 30, 2019
Residing In: Laguna Beach, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Steve Foster
Occupation: VP/CFO Fosters' Gardens, Inc.
Children: Darren (44)*wife, Kelly, & grand kids, Sydney (12), Skylar (10) & Jason (2-1/2)
Jeff (42) * wife, More…Lynne, & grand kids, Grant (7-1/2) & Reese (1)

Steve & I are so fortunate to have our sons and their families within 20 minutes of us. Lots of fun times together!

After graduating from USC with a BS in Education (Visual Design major/Math minor), I taught mostly 6th grade in Huntington Beach for 7 years. Married my 'summer boyfriend', Steve. He grew up in Laguna Beach, where my family vacationed every summer for a month. We first met when we were 10 & dated every August, but never during the year, because we were not 'geographically desirable'. We've been married 43 years & he's STILL by boyfriend!

In 1973 we Started Fosters' Gardens, Inc., an interior/exterior plantscapes sales and maintenance company. Steve is 'The Green Thumb' and I continue to deal with the office mgmt 'stuff'. We envy all our retired friends, ,but realize with the current financial climate & government over-regulating businesses, we will most likely work till we expire :-(

After 3 years in Newport Beach, we moved to Irvine, where we lived for 33 years. We moved to Laguna Beach 8 years ago and LOVE IT here.

When time permits we enjoy playing golf (for fun, not scores) and spending time on our yacht ~ whether in Newport Harbor with yacht club friends or cruising to Catalina Island and other So Cal waters.

I truly treasure attending our PHS Reunions and realize how special it is to reconnect with OLD classmates. Our Class of 1964 can definitely take pride in the invaluable K-12 experiences and friendships made that keep us all coming back for "MORE". Can't wait to see everyone!

I tried to upload a Christmas photo of our family last year with 'The Red Dragon' that I drove in HS and at USC, but it's probably too small to view. Anyway, I still have the 1930 Model A Ford that my parents 'courted in'. It's always been a major player in our family.

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Oct 14, 2020 at 4:57 PM

Hi Cathy,
I guess sort of a Halloween surprise for your parents. How SCARY. How you & Tom are down in the desert already, so you can be celebrating there. I'm playing in a BOO HOO golf tournament on Tuesday here. Fun costumes I'm sure. I'll have to send you a photo of the New Shirt I'm wearing. It's Black with an Orange kind of silhouette of Trump's head and it reads MAKE HALLOWEEN GREAT AGAIN. So wearing it with some ORANGE pants and probably some white ghost or skeleton earrings. Should be lots of fun and the weather is perfect for it. Today it's already 81 degrees here on the coast. Have a great BDay ! And hope Tom is spoiling you rotten, like I'm sure he does everyday. Hugs, Farrell

Sep 16, 2020 at 10:43 AM

Hey, 'OLD' Neighbor . . . remember the GOOD OLD TIMES?? We were so lucky to grow up when & where we did. Hate to think what our kids and grand kids will miss out on. Guess I'm a couple days late, but the thoughts there. HAPPY BDAY. Hi to Cesca too :-)

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Jul 23, 2019 at 4:44 PM

Can't believe we're as O-L-D as our parents (were). We should be celebrating everyday.
Assume you went to The Tonga Room at The Fairmont to sip exotic drinks and DANCE!!?

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Posted on: Mar 29, 2019 at 3:26 PM

Hi Helen, thought you showed up, cuz of BDAY, but guess I'm early. HAVE A GREAT BDAY, Tuesday. Hope you're doing something 'fun and naughty'. Enjoy Hugs, Christy

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Jun 15, 2018 at 5:07 PM

Happy BDay, Steve . . . It's good to hear that Roger and your photos aren't posted the Post Office yet . . . ! I'll let you know if I come across it down here. Anyway, hope you have a GREAT (Whoops, hope you HAD) a great day with friends and family. That's what life is all about. XO

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Feb 11, 2018 at 1:42 PM

Carol, so jealous that you're retired !! Sounds like you've been having a ball traveling . . . love the photos. Anything fun in those cups . . . maybe an adult beverage. Beautiful scenery! And what precious little Angels. Anyway, Happy OLD Birthday. Steve and I just keep saying how glad we are that we grew up when & where we did vs. having to deal with all the - - - - that kids are confronted with nowadays. esp with social media and just our state and world situations. We were certainly LUCKY HIGHLANDERS. And, of course, our class of '64 was the best. Enjoy every moment. Hugs Christy

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Dec 02, 2017 at 1:23 PM

Posted on: Dec 02, 2017 at 10:15 AM

Hi "Little Punk" . . . guess I'm just a little older than you, unless you were held back in Kindergarten? Actually, I do remember the 1/2 K class I was in was held back, so that they had no more January graduations. But I did love Kindergarten. Sure a lot dif than Kindergartens today. Anyway, hope Brad spoiled you rotten on your BDay and made it totally memorable. I sure miss being closer, so I can enjoy seeing our classmates more often than just once a decade. BIG HUGS Christy

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Jun 27, 2017 at 11:13 PM

Posted on: Jun 27, 2017 at 3:09 PM

Swimming with Tara, Kipling Camp, MP, India March 2016
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Posted on: May 08, 2017 at 2:41 PM

Cinco de Mayo * that's got to be a fun theme for celebrating. How great to be an 'arriving artist'. I actually ended up with a BS in Education and majored in Visual Design - I've always loved art, sewing and dabbling in interior design. Hope you had an EVENTFUL Bday. Hugs, Christy

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Posted on: May 01, 2017 at 4:43 PM

Well, Well, Well Gevenie . . . just remember if you haven't grown up by now . . . YOU DON'T HAVE TO!! Happy #71! Hope you sipped a Mai Tai for me. Hugs :-)

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