The Marin Journal Thursday, November 22, 1934 Page 8
J. W. Ashby Ill At Corte Madera
John W. Ashby of Corte Madera was taken to the Cottage Hospital on Saturday by Dr. Robinson, suffering from pneumonia. Miss Helen Olson, a granddaughter, is an employee of Montgomery Ward in San Rafael.
[Note: he died November 20, 1934 per the California Death Index; no obit appeared in later editions of the paper.]