Christine Creel, 77 years old, of Fullerton passed away March 26, 2023 after living with breast cancer for 32 years. Born in Lebanon, Oregon she graduated from Savanna High School in Anaheim, California. She married Army Officer Winston Creel of Garden Grove and lived in Schwabach, Germany for 2 years before raising triplet daughters in Fullerton. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Cal State Fullerton in 1993 and taught at Sunny Hills High for 18 years before her retirement in 2013. Her students were her pride and joy. She leaves behind many beloved colleagues and friends, and is survived by daughters Leanna Creel, Joy Liefeld, and Monica Lacy, their spouses, and seven grandchildren aged 22 to 9 yrs. old. She also leaves brother Michael Groat of Salem, Oregon and sister Debi Baczynski of Lemon Grove, California.
A Memorial will be held on April 29th, 2023 at 10 am at First Presbyterian Church of Fullerton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to PAN Foundation in her honor.