Bertha Lyon Buchanan was born in Athens, PA on Sept. 14, 1879. Bertha and husband Andrew settled in San Diego in 1925. She maintained a studio-home at 122 Montecito Way until her death on Jan. 17, 1945.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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