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Conrad Skimina


Last updated 5/8/2014 at Noon

Conrad Skimina

Conrad Skimina passed away April 30. He was born in Chicago, Ill. May 9, 1928. Conrad served in the air force during the Korean War. He graduated from the University of Illinois with honors and received his M.S. degree from the University of California.

He worked with a friend in the landscape business before coming to California where he became director of research for the Monrovia Nursery Co. He retired after 45 years and moved to Fallbrook.

Conrad participated in the “People to People” exchange program (started by President Eisenhower) in China and Russia for the purpose of exchang...

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