Disaster Clipping from Oxnard Press Courier, Mon, Sep 14, 1970.

Clipped from US, California, Oxnard, Oxnard Press Courier, September 14, 1970

Attorney Jack Marshall, V Four Children Saved From FIOxnard attorney and school trustee John B. (Jack) Marshall, 41. and his wife helped rescue their four children and then died Sunday in the flaming wreckage of their single-engine airplane at Bass Lake.Marshall apparently was trying to free his wife, Elizabeth (Betty). 41. still strapped into her seat, when the couple died in the fire. Rescued were their sons. John,* 14: James. 11. and David, 10. and daughter. Kathleen. 4. Their fifth child. Thomas, 13. had stayed home from the airplan** excursion to deliver his paper route in Oxnard.Jack and Betty were conscious after the crash, and apparently their only concern was for the children's safety. said Mrs. Marshall's brother. Edward Kranz of Lompoc, after talking with 14-year-old John in a hospital at Fresno.The plane crashed on the right side, and Jack's door was open at the left front, but John said his father stayed to help pass the kids out from the back . . said Kranz.Madera County Sheriff’s Deputy 0. V. Berkley said the body of’Mrs. Marshall, with her seat belt still buckled, was leaning back across her seat. She apparently died as she was reaching back to help her children. Marshall died as he leaned toward his wife. Deputy