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Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:35 am
Donald Harry Brandsen passed away in Santa Monica, survived by his daughter and granddaughters. Don's tireless efforts and fight to save the Santa Monica Airport was his life for the last 35 years as the self-anointed "Warlord" and Chairman of the Santa Monica Airport Association Political Action Committee.
Posted Apr. 7, 2013, 9:15 am
Pastor David Andrew Lopez (1932-2013), former Senior Pastor of the Alpha & Omega Christian Center, passed away on Holy Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Posted Mar. 31, 2013, 6:00 am
Mary Louise Bowman passed away March 28, 2013 while visiting family in Philadelphia, PA. She was a lifelong resident of Santa Monica, having moved to Santa Monica with her parents during the great depression. She was born Jan. 1, 1924 in Auburn, New York.
Posted Feb. 27, 2013, 10:43 am
Funeral Services will be held this Saturday, March 2 for long time Santa Monica resident Colby West Evett, who passed away aged 92 on Feb. 16.
Posted Feb. 22, 2013, 9:12 am
Leo Bourget, a former Santa Monica businessman and Pacific Palisades resident, passed away February 5, 2013 at the age of 87. He was born in Santa Monica, California, on August 10, 1925 to August and Celina Bourget.
Posted Feb. 20, 2013, 10:16 am
Robert Z. Long, a longtime resident of Santa Monica, died Sunday morning from complications after a fall.
Posted Feb. 18, 2013, 8:48 am
Long-time Santa Monica Playhouse performer, graphic artist, designer, computer specialist, author, philosopher and poet Timothy Benge-Chadwick left this mortal coil on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the age of 57 years young after a long illness.
Posted Feb. 11, 2013, 9:10 am
A local therapist who worked with the elderly, pioneered a peer-counseling program, and was influential at Santa Monica’s Center for Healthy Aging has recently passed away.
Posted Jan. 14, 2013, 11:45 am
Lillie Bell Blakley was born January 6, 1917 in Birmingham, Alabama the third of nine children born from the union of Wink and Corean Payne. (Cora Mae, Conzella, Henry, James, Joseph, Dorothy, George, and Raulen).
Posted Jan. 12, 2013, 9:59 am
Mrs. Lillie Bell Blakley, the mother of Nat Trives, passed away January 9, 2013 at the age of 96.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012, 1:32 am
At Thanksgiving this year I learned from my cousin Nina Patterson, a former resident of Santa Monica Canyon, that she had located a mutual friend who once rented an apartment from her family and had moved away ten years ago.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012, 1:19 am
Santa Monica therapist and social worker Kathy McTaggart died on Nov. 8 from cancer at the age of 69.
Posted Nov. 8, 2012, 12:26 am
A memorial service has been set for Saturday, Nov. 17 for Ida Bucher -- a former Santa Monica College Instructor in Child Development and long time volunteer and community activist who passed away Sept. 30.
Posted Oct. 5, 2012, 4:51 am
Yvonne Mounsey, whose ballet career as dancer, choreographer, and teacher spanned eight decades, died Sept. 29 in Los Angeles after a long illness. She was perhaps best known for her roles as principal dancer for New York City Ballet (NYCB) under George Balanchine.
Posted Sep. 24, 2012, 3:36 am
Retired Lieutenant Richard “Dick” Heineman passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 15 in Culver City at the age of 75.
Posted Aug. 6, 2012, 1:55 am
I feel so lucky to have known Frank. I will miss him and his friendship. He was decent, honorable, kind, honest, thoughtful, and caring. I remember the ease of working on the Recreation and Parks Commission with him and I remember the good work we did together.
Posted Jun. 29, 2012, 2:00 am
Former Samohi football star and NFL great Raleigh Climon “R.C.” Owens died of kidney failure June 17 in Northern California. He was 77.
Posted May. 8, 2012, 2:06 am
Pamela Dee Zierenberg, 62, of Silver Springs Nevada, died Friday, April 20, 2012 of lung cancer. She was born to Bill and Alma Salmi...
Posted Apr. 24, 2012, 12:42 am
A Santa Monica civic servant has died, it was announced on Monday, as E. Richard Brown, chair of the Santa Monica Airport Commission, succumbed to ...
Posted Apr. 19, 2012, 3:21 am
Legendary television host Dick Clark has passed away at Santa Monica’s St. John’s Health Center, it was announced on April 18. According to Cla...
Posted Aug. 9, 2011, 10:33 am
Actor Francesco Quinn, the son of Oscar-winning actor Anthony Quinn, died of an apparent heart attack on Aug.5 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center....
Posted Apr. 6, 2011, 2:49 pm
One of the big names in local advertising, Glenn Earl Schieke, suddenly passed away March 30, 2011 due to complications from pneumonia. Schieke was...
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Posted Jan. 20, 2011, 11:36 pm
Thelma Parks, who worked at the Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau (SMCVB) for the last 23 years, died on Jan. 15 at St. John’s Hospital...
Posted Jan. 19, 2011, 11:56 pm
On Jan. 18, Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. died surrounded by his five children, five children in-law, and his 19 grandchildren, after being hospitali...