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Emory Thurston celebrates 92nd birthday


Last updated 6/26/2008 at Noon

Emory Thurston

Emory Thurston celebrated his 92nd birthday on June 20 with his family and friends.

He graduated from USC with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He also served in the Navy during WWII and remained in the Naval Reserves for another 20 years, retiring as a Lt. Commander.

Thurston is well known to many as “Mr. Emory” at Ballet Society in Fallbrook, where he greets students and parents daily at the studio and at all performances.


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