Category Archives: Obituaries

OBITUARY: Peter Lee, 80, City Engineer, Devoted Lutheran, Longtime Resident of Pacific Palisades

Per Gudleik Lie was born on September 24, 1939 in the small fishing village of Fiksdal, Norway. His mother was born Ingeborg Fiksdal and his dad Anders Lie. His parents grew up across from each other in the region of Tomrefjord in … Continue reading

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OBIT: Julie Colton Myers, 60, Wife, Mother

February 12, 1960 – March 30, 2020  Julie Colton Myers, 60, of Pacific Palisades, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 30, in a car accident. Born in Los Angeles to Nate and Adrienne, Julie graduated from Beverly Hills High School in … Continue reading

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Obituary: Michael Henry Benton, Resident, Son, Brother

December 10, 1979 – February 25, 2020   On February 25, 2020, we lost our cherished and beloved son, brother, nephew and uncle, Michael Henry Benton, who was 40 years old. As is known by our close community and many … Continue reading

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Upcoming: A Celebration of Life for Josh Greenfeld  AND an Art Exhibit by His Wife, Foumiko Kometani

Family and friends will gather to celebrate Josh Greenfeld’s life on Saturday, February 29 at 2 p.m. in the Palisades Library community room. The celebration will also spotlight an art exhibit, “Trash to Treasure,” beginning at 1 p.m., that features … Continue reading

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Obituary: George S. Wolfberg, the Consummate Community Leader

April 22, 1938 – February 5, 2020 George Sander Wolfberg, the most important and wide-ranging leader in Pacific Palisades the past 25 years, died on February 5. He was 81, and had been married to his wife, Diane, for 55 … Continue reading

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George Wolfberg Memorial Service and Burial Information: Pacific Palisades Community Council Offers ‘In Memoriam”

On February 5, Circling the News received the following message about the passing of George Wolfberg. Hello Family and Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the loss of our husband and father, George Wolfberg this afternoon. … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Fred Silverman, a Palisadian and a Legendary Television Executive at Three Networks

September 13, 1937 – January 30, 2020 Riviera resident Fred Silverman, 82, died from cancer at his home on January 30. He was a legendary and influential programming executive, who worked for CBS, ABC and NBC. Raised in Rego Park, … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Carolyn Serling, Long-time Resident, Ithaca College Trustee

February 3, 1929 to January 9, 2020 Carolyn Kramer Serling, 90, a long-time resident of Pacific Palisades, died in her home here on January 9. The widow of screen writer and “Twilight Zone” creator Rod Serling, she was the executive … Continue reading

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OBITUARY: Suzanne Levanas, Cancer Survivor, Adventurer

December 13, 1950 – January 16, 2020 Longtime Palisadian Suzanne Bragg Levanas died peacefully on January 16 at UCLA Medical Center, due to complications from heart surgery at the age of 69. A proud Canadian turned American, Suzanne lived her … Continue reading

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Obit: Sigrid Hofer, 86, Long-time Resident and Community Volunteer

Longtime Pacific Palisades resident Sigrid Hofer, known for her decades of volunteer service to the community, passed away December 16 in Santa Monica after a brief hospitalization for a heart ailment. She was 86. She was born Sigrid Hoch in … Continue reading

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