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Lamar Mott Hill

Lamar Mott Hill

February 23, 1938 — September 2, 2021 Lamar Mott Hill, professor of history at UC Irvine from 1968 to 2007 and active parishioner in four Southland congregations, died Sept. 2 in Corona del Mar at age 83. At his side was his wife, the Rev. Ellen R. Hill, an active...

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The Reverend Samuel Leslie Hall

December 23,1928 – September 21, 2021 [The Episcopal News] The Rev. Samuel Leslie Hall – who, after ordination in the Diocese of Los Angeles served congregations in San Marino, Whittier and Long Beach, and as chaplain at Good Samaritan Hospital – died Sept. 21 with...

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Charlotte McKay DeShazo

d. June 17, 2021 [The Episcopal News] Word was recently received that longtime diocesan lay leader Charlotte Jean McKay "Scottie" DeShazo died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on June 17, 2021. Among her many charitable interests in Los Angeles, DeShazo was a...

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The Reverend John Paul Fuller

August 8, 1929 - July 15, 2021 The Rev. John Paul Fuller died July 15 in hospice care at his home in Oxnard, where he served from 1971 to 1991 as rector of All Saints Church. He was 91, and had been in failing health for several years. A service will be held at 9 a.m....

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The Reverend Gary Jay Adams

August 27, 1930 - June 10, 2021 The Rev. Gary Jay Adams, former rector of St. Edmund's Church, San Marino, and Church of the Messiah, Santa Ana, died June 10 in Carson City, Nevada. He was 90. Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Marguerite (Peggy) Goff Adams, and...

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The Reverend Canon Richard Scott Van Horn

September 24, 1939 - June 15, 2021 The Rev. Canon Richard Van Horn, assisting priest at St. Mary's Church (Mariposa), Los Angeles, and president emeritus of Mental Health America of Los Angeles-Long Beach, died June 15. He was 81. Survivors include his wife of 35...

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The Reverend James Byron David Corbett

October 29, 1940 - May 21, 2021 The Rev. James Byron David Corbett, once rector of St. Andrew's Church, Ojai, and a former diocesan archivist, died May 21 in Portland, Oregon, where he had lived since his retirement in 2008. He was 80 and had been in ill health for...

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J. Jon Bruno, diocese’s sixth bishop, dies at 74

J. Jon Bruno, diocese’s sixth bishop, dies at 74

The Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno – who as bishop of the six-county Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles from 2002 to 2017 widened the church’s welcome of all people by prophetically narrowing gaps created by race, gender, sexual orientation, and economic disadvantage – died...

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Requiescat in pace: The Right Reverend Joseph Jon Bruno

Requiescat in pace: The Right Reverend Joseph Jon Bruno

Bishop John Harvey Taylor issued the following notice to the people of the Diocese of Los Angeles on April 24, 2021. November 17, 1946 – April 23, 2021 With deep sadness yet the assurance of resurrection in Christ, I write to inform you that the Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno,...

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