Jill Marie Savage Carlton

Jill Marie Savage Carlton

June 22, 1960 - May 29, 2007

Jill Marie Savage Carlton

June 22, 1960 - May 29, 2007


June 22, 1960 ~ May 29, 2007

Jill Savage Carlton passed away at home after a courageous five-year battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her husband, Scott Carlton of Irvine; parents, Charles and Jeannine Savage of Fallbrook, CA; sister, Holly Snyder of Greer, SC; and niece and nephew, Heather and George.
Jill was born in Long Beach, CA. Her family moved to Katonah, NY when she was 8 years old. After high school, she returned to California, graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Economics in 1982 and from UC Irvine with an MBA in 1984.
Her professional career was spent in Orange County as a Finance Manager for various pharmaceutical and industrial companies, including McGaw, Allergan and ITT Cannon. She married Scott in 1998. Together they enjoyed travel, animals, the beach, concerts and most of their time together.
In keeping with her lifelong love of the water, her ashes will be interred at Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona Del Mar where a graveside service is scheduled for 3:00p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2007. Reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hoag Hospital Cancer Center, Newport Beach or to the SPCA or animal shelter of your choice.
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20 responses to Jill Marie Savage Carlton

  1. I have many fond memories of working and playing with Jill while we were at McGaw. I pray that the memory of Jill and her wonderful smile will bring some comfort to you.

  2. So many memories have been flooding my thoughts in the last few days since I received the call I often dreaded. Jill and I met at McGaw. She was a true friend, who shared a love for cats, movies, music, dancing and yes, shopping. I remember many a night waiting for Jill to finish getting ready making sure everything was perfect. I don’t think she realized just how beautiful she was inside and out. My husband still remembers the first time he met Jill at one of my Christmas parties and she made him feel like he had been her friend for a long time. Jill and I celebrated a lot of milestones together – birthdays, promotions, marriages. I feel blessed to have talked with her recently. I know she had been very frustrated with her physical limitations always wanting to be independent. I’m sure she is at peace now. I miss her dearly.

  3. Jason Crass says:

    I only had the chance to meet Jill twice, both in the middle of her battle, but wasn’t suprised at all by her genuine spirit, and control of any situation. I have known Scott for 6 years and have heard countless stories about Jill. He had often told me about her strong willed nature, and how she could make anyone see her side of any issue. She greeted me both times like I had known her forever and as if I was a part of the family. That I will never forget.
    Jill I hope you are smiling down on Scott and your family from heaven. We will all see you again some day.

  4. Some people leave bookmarks in the chapters of your life. Jill left two very vivid and colorful bookmarks in my Allergan chapter; one as boss and the other as a spiritual friend in Jesus. Since those days, it is the latter that I have opened to and reflected on our shared poignant moments the most. She is a child of God.

    My deepest sympathy to Scott and her family on your loss.

  5. Jill always had a smile and she did love music. One year I had a Halloween party and she dressed as a punky chick. She will always be in my heart. My condolences to her husband and family.

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