Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituary: Richard Otto Wahlgren, Town Stawalt

Richard Otto Wahlgren was born to Carl and Eleanor Wahlgren in Rockford, Illinois, on October 28, 1933. He passed away peacefully on January 29, 2020, at the UCLA Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was a cherished son in … Continue reading

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OBITUARY – Louis Del Pozzo, Teacher, Long-time Resident

Louis (Lou) Michael Del Pozzo, a 45-year resident of Pacific Palisades, died in his home on January 9. He was 93. He was born on July 11, 1930, in Ridgway, Pennsylvania, to Lucy DeStefano Del Pozzo and Luigi Del Pozzo … Continue reading

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Ernest Marquez, A Palisades Treasure, Passes

In his book “Rancho Boca de Santa Monica: The 1839 California Mexican Land Grant, A History,” published in 2021, Ernest Marquez wrote about the family cemetery. “Descendants from all walks of life come here for many reasons. They have a … Continue reading

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OBIT: James Kenney, Dentist, Photographer, Long-time Resident

After a great life, long-time Palisadian James Paul Kenney died on November 9 at the age of 88. He was born in Los Angeles on May 15, 1935. As a young kid, Jim spent a few years in San Angleo, … Continue reading

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OBIT: Lars Gustaf Soderbergh, Noted Architect, PAB Member

  Lars Gustaf Soderbergh, 71, a long-time resident of Pacific Palisades and a renowned, award-winning architect, passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends on November 1 after a courageous, two-year battle with cancer. A kind and gentle man. … Continue reading

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The Passing of Rosalynn Carter

Local author Bob Vickrey wrote about Rosalynn Carter: I enjoyed my couple of days with Rosalynn back in the mid-80s when I escorted her around LA to media engagements and bookstore signings for her book First Lady from Plains. She was … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Has Lost a “Friend”

Matthew Perry, 54, was found dead in his Palisades home around 4 p.m. on Saturday 28 around 4 p.m. “This truly is The One Where Our Hearts Are Broken, “Friends” co-creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane, and executive producer Kevin … Continue reading

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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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