North San Diego County humanitarian and philanthropist Charles "Chuck" Orvil Ayars, Sr. died Mar. 30. He was 84.
The San Diego native was a founding member and president of several Rotary Clubs, former president of the Del Mar Chamber of Commerce, founding member of the board of directors for St. Paul's Retirement Home, and founding member and former President of the Board for North County YMCA.
He also served on the board at The Bishops School in La Jolla and the vestry at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Del Mar.
A memorial service and reception will be held Friday, April 3 at 1 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 334 14th St.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Rotary International Foundation Polio Plus c/o Rotary Club of Del Mar, P.O. Box 552, Del Mar, CA 92014, St. Peter's Church or St. Paul's Retirement Home Foundation, 238 Maple St., San Diego CA 92103.