PWQA Honors Mary Bryant Layton

Feb. 18, 2022

PWQA shared the news of the passing of Mary Bryant Layton, an industry pioneer


It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Mary Bryant Layton. PWQA has lost a true Pioneer of the Water Improvement Industry in California.

Mary was a founding Member of PWQA with her husband, Glenn M Layton, who served as President in 1966 to 67. Her sons Michael and Chris both served as presidents of PWQA in 1977 to 78 and 1988 to89 respectively. Her Grand-daughter, Kristi Pihl, served as the Executive Director of PWQA for many years. 

Mary was the wife, mother and grandmother of 4 Hall of Fame Members of PWQA, Glenn M. Layton, Michael B. Layton, Chris Layton and Kristi Pihl. 

A funeral mass was held at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach on Feb. 14th, 2022 at 10:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the St. Joseph Hospital Orange Foundation, 1010 West LaVeta Ave. Orange, California, 92868.

Mary's obituary can be found here.

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