Faygie Colton has been selected as April Elk of the Month. She was born in Chicago on September 15, 1919 and married in November 1937. Colton has lived in Washington, Oregon, Arizona and California.
Her husband joined Downey Lodge No. 2020 in 1957 so that she could join the Emblem Club, for which she served as president in 1964-65. She was initiated into that lodge on July 28, 2005 then transferred to Bellflower-Long Beach Elks Lodge No. 888 in 2008.
Colton works on the breakfast committee every month, makes soup and beans every Friday night, and serves as cashier on Wednesday and Friday nights.