Photos: Malibu’s farewell party for singing cashier Debrah Caraway

Geraldine Otero places an orchid corsage on the guest of honor, Debrah Caraway.

A retirement celebration was held for longtime Ralphs employee Debrah Caraway at Coogies on Sunday afternoon.

After serving the community for more than three decades, Caraway retired last month. Co-workers, friends and family members came out to honor Caraway.

Actor and friend Dick Van Dyke reflected, “She will be missed.”

Caraway is known for her joyous, exuberant personality. Throughout the store should could often be heard saying, “Hello, gorgeous!” and “Glad to see you, beautiful!”