Category Archives: Obituaries

OBITUARY: Elias Soufo, 74, Long-time Resident, Beloved Shell Mechanic

Elias Soufo, who was born August 1, 1947, passed away on July 13, two weeks shy of his 75th birthday. He was beloved by many in town because of his expertise and honesty in providing car maintenance and repairs at the Shell … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Dale Van Vlack, 99; Legion Member, Aerospace Engineer and Golfer  

Dale Edgar Van Vlack, a 51-year resident of Pacific Palisades, passed away on June 18 at age 99. Dale and his twin sister Gail were born on April 26, 1923, in Rapid City, South Dakota. Family on their father’s side … Continue reading

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Obituary: Patrick Hart, 74, Key Figure in Palisades Homeless Task Force

Patrick Lynn Hart, one of the key figures in the implementation of the Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness, passed away on May 30. He had Multiple Systems Atrophy Striatonigral Degeneration, a rare progressive neurodegenerative disorder that had only been … Continue reading

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Obit – Ray Liotta, Actor, Father and Resident

By BERNICE FOX Tributes are coming in as fans and the world of entertainment mourn the death of Ray Liotta. A longtime resident of the Palisades Highlands, Liotta died in his sleep in his hotel room in the Dominican Republic … Continue reading

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Obituary—Allen Henry Dunne, Renaissance Man

Long-time Pacific Palisades resident Allen Henry Dunne, passed away on April 1. Allen was born on April 16, 1941, in New York to Doris and Charles Dunne. He moved to California as an infant and became close to his beloved … Continue reading

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Obituary – Weslie McKay, Revere Teacher, Long-time Resident

Weslie Ann McKay passed away peacefully on January 31, 2022. She was 84. Weslie was born on March 22, 1937, in Glendale, California, to Thomas and Lillian McKay.  She graduated from Glendale High School in 1955. She attended UCLA and … Continue reading

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Obituary—Joan Sather, Longtime Palisadian, Skilled Realtor

Joan Sather, a beloved longtime resident and a popular realtor with Sotheby’s, passed away on Sunday, March 13. She passed after bravely battling ovarian cancer, which unfortunately took her away from us too soon. Her husband Kent said that even in … Continue reading

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Obituary: Gretchen Miller, 80, Former PaliHi Community Service Coordinator

Longtime resident Gretchen Elaine Miller passed away peacefully on January 18 at the age of 80. She had lived in Pacific Palisades on and off for more than 60 years, moving here with her family as a teenager when many of … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Dimitri Margaziotis, 83; Esteemed Physics Professor and Researcher

Dimitri Margaziotis, a 48–year resident of Pacific Palisades, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 1, after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 83 years old. Born on October 14, 1938, in Athens, Greece, Dimitri spent his … Continue reading

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Cause of Death of Former Honorary Mayor Bob Saget Still Unknown.

Comedian and actor Bob Saget’s funeral was held Friday at Mount Sinai Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills. ABC will air a tribute to Saget at the start of Sunday night’s edition of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” Saget, who was … Continue reading

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