Torrance Obituaries

Torrance Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Sep 19 | via 

    West Coast Publicist Nancy Hereford Has Passed Away

    Nancy Hereford passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018, in Torrance, California from complications of cancer. Widely considered the most accomplished theatrical press agent on the West Coast, Nancy spent her career drawing attention and audiences to the arts and artists that she loved.


  • Monday Aug 27 | via Noozhawk 

    John Wegner, of Santa Barbara, 1935-2018

    It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of John Wegner on Aug. 13, 2018, at the age of 82. John was born in Torrance, Calif., on Nov. 28, 1935. John grew up in the Palos Verdes Estates and attended Malaga Cove and Redondo Union high schools.


  • Aug 22, 2018 | via KSFO AM 560 

    August 22: Bob Hoover, pilot who escaped POW camp by...

    Bob Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot who escaped a POW camp and flew to freedom by stealing a German airplane and who spent decades testing aircraft, thrilling spectators at air shows and training military aviators, died Oct. 25 at a hospital in Torrance, Calif. He was 94. Mr. Hoover, who learned to fly as a teenager in Tennessee, was among the country's most revered pilots.


  • Aug 6, 2018 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Arlene Jaunita Shaw

    HARRISVILLE, NY ~ One of the most difficult things to do is let go of a loved one. On July 6, 2018, Arlene Juanita Shaw, 84, of Torrance, CA and formerly of Harrisville, passed away peacefully in her sleep and went home to be with her creator at the home of her daughter in Torrance.