Category Archives: Obituaries

OBITUARY – Ann Lewis, 104, Actress, Mother, Long-time Resident

Anne Lewis who was born on January 25, 1919, in Columbus, Ohio. She passed away on September 8 at her condo on Sunset Boulevard. She was 104. Lewis, who grew up in White Plains, New York, met her husband Herbert … Continue reading

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OBITUARY—Ann Emerson, Teacher, Mother, Long-time Resident

Ann Emerson, 66-year resident of Rustic Canyon, passed away peacefully in her home in July surrounded by family and loved ones. She was 96 years old. Her beloved husband, Richard Emerson, predeceased her in 2002. Ann was born in 1927 … Continue reading

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Obituary: Julia Whitcombe, Active Community Member, Theatre Palisades Volunteer

Julia Anne Whitcombe, nee Beebe, died in her home in Pacific Palisades, California on September 3, 2023. She was 93. Born in Crawfordsville, Indiana, on November 10, 1929, Julia attended Hanover College, the first member of her family to do … Continue reading

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Obituary- Dr. Susan Love Worked to Eradicate Breast Cancer

For more than 10 years there was a Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research annual 5K walk/run, the “Walk with Love,” in Pacific Palisades. The first was held in 2008, and nearly $40,000 was raised. Then Riviera resident … Continue reading

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Obituary: Naidu Permaul, 83, Longtime Resident and Optimist Club Leader

UCLA alum Naidu Permaul, who lived in Pacific Palisades for 49 years and was active in the Optimist Club, passed away on February 20. After watching the UCLA-Cal basketball game at Pauley Pavilion on February 18, Naidu was driving out of the … Continue reading

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Obituary- Palisadian Burt Bacharach, Award-Winning Composer

Pacific Palisades resident, and composer, Burt Freeman Bacharach passed away in his home on Amalfi on February 8 of natural causes. He was 94. Born May 12, 1928, in Kansas City, Missouri, Bacharach was the only child of father Bert, … Continue reading

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Obituary – Chuck Morrell, 88, Admired Book Publisher Rep and Former Resident

The Southern California book community lost one of its finest ambassadors on January 17, with the passing of longtime book rep and former Pacific Palisades resident, Chuck Morrell in Rancho Santa Margarita. He was 88. He had been in declining … Continue reading

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OBITUARY–Hamzah Alsaudi, 22, a Former Top Wrestler at Palisades High 

                            Hamzah Alsaudi, 22, was swept out to sea while swimming at a beach in Pacifica, south of San Francisco, on January 19. According to the Pacifica Police … Continue reading

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Obituary: David Morena, Active Resident, Devoted Grandfather

  David Joseph Morena passed away of cancer at his Castellammare home on January 7. He was 77 years old. David was born on July 10, 1945, to Italian immigrants, Joseph and Lena, in San Francisco. He moved to Santa … Continue reading

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Obituary: Dr. Lawrence J. Kondra, Husband and Friend

  Lawrence J. “Larry” Kondra, 71, husband, father, physician, and friend to many passed away peacefully at home in Pacific Palisades on December 11. Larry was born February 24, 1951, to Doris and Lawrence J. Kondra, DDS, in Englewood, New … Continue reading

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