Fender factory in Fullerton, late 1950s
Mr. Arthur R. Pryor, 1918-2009
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Arthur R. Pryor, born September 4, 1918, passed away on November 7, 2009. Arthur passed away in his home at the age of 91 years in San Juan Capistrano, California, with his family by his side.

 

Arthur was a Real Estate Broker in the city of Fullerton, California. One of his accomplishments that he was proud of was being instrumental in the development of Fender Avenue for Leo Fender, founder of Fender Guitar. Arthur and his wife, Betty Pryor knew each other since second grade and all through high school in Fullerton where he was an All-Star California Interscholastic Federation football and water polo player.

 

Arthur and Betty danced to the big bands, golfed, fished, and traveled all over the world and the country. Arthur truly loved his family and was loved back.

 

He is survived by wife, Betty; daughters, Penny, Arlene, and Sandy; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his daughter Cecelia.

 

He will be truly missed and loved every day by all loved him. Services were burial at sea.