Obits

Brenda French

Brenda French, 78; French Rags Founder

Brenda French passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 2 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was 78. Brenda was born on
Passings: Carrie Scott, 60; Mom, Wife, Friend

Passings: Carrie Scott, 60; Mom, Wife, Friend

Carrie Beth Lutin Scott, who turned 60 on January 15, passed away at her Pacific Palisades home in the early morning Mar
Former Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayors Nanette Fabray, Steve Guttenberg, Anthony Hopkins and John Raitt with Shelley Long. Photo: Marianne Ullerich

Passings: Nanette Fabray, 97; Actress

Nanette Fabray, the honorary mayor of Pacific Palisades from 1967 to 1969, died on February 22 at her home in Palos Verd
Passings: Martha Shaw, 93; Longtime Palisades Resident

Passings: Martha Shaw, 93; Longtime Palisades Resident

Martha Louise Shaw was born April 28, 1924 to parents Bessie Lee and Ira Kerr in Texas. The 52-year Pacific Palisades re
Kurt Toppel

Passings: Kurt Toppel, 85; Pacific Palisades Community Activist

Long-time Palisadian and community activist Kurt Toppel, who earned Citizen of the Year honors in 1998, passed away on F
Mark Gibello

Passings: Mark W. Gibello, 71; Father, Husband, Executive

Mark W. Gibello passed away tragically on February 13 in Pacific Palisades.  He was born on March 10, 1946, in New
Passings: Allen Brannigan, 95; Palisades Storeowner

Passings: Allen Brannigan, 95; Palisades Storeowner

Allan Frances Brannigan, who was born in March of 1922 in eastern South Dakota, passed away on December 23. He and his p
Claudia Harrington Kallmeyer

Passings: Claudia Harrington Kallmeyer, 60; Author, Mom

Claudia Harrington Kallmeyer, a realtor and children’s book author, passed away on January 2 at her home in Pacific Pa
Edith Rosenthal

Passings: Edith Rosenthal, 92; Teacher, Mom

Edith Paul Rosenthal, 92, died in Pacific Palisades on December 23, after a brief illness compounded by a long struggle