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In Memory of Jim and Carol Toney


A memorial will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, for Jim Toney and his wife, Carol Folson Toney, who died at home Sunday, Aug. 17. The service will be at 1 p.m. at the Peace United Church of Christ, 900 High St., Santa Cruz

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that Friends absorbs the news of the passing of Jim Toney on Aug. 5. 

Jim was a long-standing member of the Friends Board of Directors and a dear friend to California State Parks. Jim served in many capacities at Friends: board chair, secretary, treasurer, committee chair, mentor and friend. He was a visionary and driving force in our efforts at the Castro Adobe, the Forest of Nisene Marks and virtually every other project Friends has supported for over 14 years.

Jim provided sage advice and always delivered it with a warm smile.  We are grateful he chose to use his talents to support state parks. 

Jim will be greatly missed by us all. To share your memories of Jim, please follow this link to our Facebook page. To view the Santa Cruz Sentinel obituary, please click here.


Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 24th

Shadowbrook Stroll

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

10:00 am

Sunday, August 24th

Discover Big Basin!

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

12:00 noon

Sunday, August 24th

Wildflower Wanders

Rancho Del Oso Unit

10:00am and 1:00pm