The secrets in Marguerite’s trunk

A Sri Lankan native moves from Los Angeles to Hemet and discovers a plethora of stage opportunities and a local theater legend named Marguerite Washburn McPherson Photo by McPherson FamilyFarmer’s Daughters from Hemet’s famous Farmer’s Fair circa late 1970’s- early 1980’s. Bottom left to right Lola Schumacher, Marguerite McPherson Washburn, Rebecca Raynor. Top left is Kelly Gray-Frisher, top middle unknown, top right Brenda Norton. ■ B.M. Jayatilaka / Contributed When I moved to Hemet, I immediately became involved with the famous Ramona Pageant. One could say I jumped in with both feet. I landed a part as a sheep shearer, wore a long black wig and a bandana; I saw Dolly

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