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  • Luther Reese MarrJune 23, 1925 - February 27, 2015

    Luther Reese Marr<br/>June 23, 1925 - February 27, 2015
         Luther Reese Marr, at 89 years of age, passed away on February 27, 2015 at the home of his daughter, Christelle Marr Bunge, surrounded by his family members in Laguna Niguel, California.  Luther was born to Aileen Schimfessel and Dr. Luther D. Marr.  Luther attended UCLA, undergraduate (1946), then USC School of Law (1950).  Luther served in the Naval Forces in the 1940s, as well.  He is preceded by his beautiful and amazing wife, Christelle Taylor Marr, a Southern Beauty Queen, dynamic educator, committed charity leader, outstanding wife and loving mother, who sadly passed away in 2010.  Luther and Christelle had a wonderful marriage of 54 years and lived a glamorous, thrilling life-style in the Hollywood world of entertainment!  They were a hospitable, fun-loving couple, and known for giving fabulous parties for their many fantastic friends in their beautiful home, which overlooked the spectacular city of Glendale, California. 
  • Glendale High students meet man saved in part by their blood donations

    Glendale High students meet man saved in part by their blood donations
    Last April, Brandon Levine was clinging to life when he arrived at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, his future in question after a near-fatal accident on his new motorcycle near Los Angeles International Airport. “I only had it a week,&...

    Former UCLA water polo player from Glendale sentenced to 180 days in jail

    Former UCLA water polo player from Glendale sentenced to 180 days in jail
    A former UCLA water polo player from Glendale who was accused of rape last year pleaded no contest on Thursday to one count each of assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury and criminal threats. Hakop Kaplanyan, 20, was sentenced to 180...

    Fun as a catalyst for learning science

    Fun as a catalyst for learning science
    Mountain Avenue Elementary students gladly went to school on a Saturday to play catch with a robot, use Red Vines to create DNA helixes and get a hair-raising lesson on electrical fields — all in the name of science. This past weekend, more than...

    Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies

    Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. A conductor, producer and musical director, his accomplishments include a Grammy for an...