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on Mar 23, 2010
Hi my name is Jackie and I went to both the child care center and the church when it was there, not sure if it is still there, but the church bus would pick my sister and me up from our low income townhome on Hackett Ave when I was 3 and my sis was 5 1/2 and we knew an Eddie Shaw, she was our teacher and we would go every Sunday and even got a lot of the neighborhood kids to go too. We have so many great memeories there, playing at the playground and having snacks and games and it really was so much fun. Growing up without our Daddy it sure did make a big difference. Then almost all grown up at in my twentys I had my son then 2 till 6 at Bethel Preschool in Campbell and I ran into her again and got to share with her what a differnce she made in my life being one of the best teachers who really was an influence in my life. So is she a relative of Mary Jo Shaw, her name is Eddie Shaw or is it her sister, mom? Anyway, I just felt so strongly to share this with you, it is a very good thing.
thanks for your time,
I attended the Peninsula Day Care Center in the 1970's. It was a wonderful experience. I feel very lucky to have known Mr. & Mrs. Shaw. My condolences to the Shaw family.
I am soo sad about Mrs.Shaw.. I went to Pennisula Day Care Center when I was a kid. I so remember that place.I still remember lining up to go play on the play ground and being picked up from school by Mr and Mrs Shaw... My thoughts and prayers are with the whole Shaw family and the staff at the day care. you will be forever loved and never forgotten.
Both of our children attended Peninsula Day Care. Pastor and Mrs. Shaw were both devoted to the well being of the children, the smooth operations of the facility, and Mrs Shaw especially instilled in the children a sense of respect and attentiveness. I will miss her occasional stories and sense of humor. Steve Rasmussen
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Dear 2bad, You are a class act. Have you heard its not right to speak ill of the dead. I hope you get your money back from charm school. Does your son still talk to you?
2bad you have no class!!! Go away
Sad to see you live in my neighbor
I am a friend of Eddie's and using her computer to send this message. She is Ms. Shaw's sister-in-law. I would like to tell 2bad that I will be praying for her. To hold a grudge and be so unforgiving after 20 years, only hurts herself. I am so pleased her son is doing well.
If you have nothing good to say, you should save your words when disrespecting the dead. I never met the lady and have never used the services of Peninsula Day Care, but I feel like I almost know you after reading your post. It is so low class what you just did. Get some help lady!
I disagree with 2bad. I brought two of my children there as a single mother. If you look past all that, you would know that PDCC is amazing! They care about your children - bottom line. And they help fill in the gaps for us single mothers. After 30+ years they must be doing something right 2bad and if your son is an alumni of all the schools you say - you obviously did something right too.
I am sadden to hear of the great loss of Sister Shaw as I new her. I started going to the church which used to be the Gospel Light House Church back in the 1960 and because of the Shaw's I came to know the Lord there. The Shaw's treated me like one of their own, I had dinner at their home, spent many summer with Warren and Myra and even their dog Boomer. I think of them often and what a great example they set for us even when we were not at our best. I will continue to lift them up as I have gone through close family passing in the last few years. May god bless and keep you.
I'm sad to hear of the passing of Mrs. Shaw. I attended PDCC from 1980-1988. As a son of a single mother, the Shaw family and PDCC provided all the positive support and fun a child could desire.
The facilities and caring staff were nothing less than superb.My grandmother Polly O'Connor even drove a school bus for many years for PDCC.
Many of my fondest memories are of my afternoons after school at PDCC playing on the the amazing play ground, bumper pool, board games, bingo, watching movies in the recreation room, and the great field trips I took during the summers.
Pastor Shaw is a greatly caring man and I will always cherish my happy memories of PDCC.
Thank you PDCC and the Shaw family for providing such a great, fun, and safe place for children.
My Grandmother spent a good 23 1/2 hours a day on her bed the last 6 months of her life. For a great deal of these trying hours i was by her bedside. 2bad's post was removed before I could read it. If anyone remembers what she said or who she is I would love to talk to you. 650 752-4791. thank you
I was super curious about my old school and all the wonderful people who helped mold me into who I am. Ran across this and it broke my heart. Mrs. Shaw was amazing!!! So was Mr. Shaw mrs. Myra ms. Suzi Mrs. Jean(Aka mrs. Sunshine) Mr. Scott.... I could go on and on! I know it's a little late, but my prayers and thoughts go out to the Shaw family!!! Wish my children could have experienced PDCC the wY my sister And I did:)
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