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Rodney W. Loeb Obituary
July 29, 1928 - December 30, 2013 Born July 29, 1928 in Los Angeles, California to Kalman L. Loeb, Sr. & Freda (Rogers) Loeb, passed away on December 30, 2013 at home in Encino at the age of 85. His father was post WWII founder of the Rodger Young Auditorium in Los Angeles. After his mother passed away at an early age, he attended Lake Elsinore Military Academy with his two brothers, Kalman, Jr. and Roger. Rodney graduated from Beverly Hills High School, University of California, Berkeley, AB - 1946; Harvard University Law School, LL.B - 1952 & LL.M - 1957. He was licensed to practice law in the US District Court of Columbia; US Supreme Court of the State of California. After service as a Captain in the US Air Force JAG Corps, he worked for the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC, several private practice law firms and as Vice President & General Counsel for Equity Funding Corporation of America. He retired from practicing law with the Los Angeles law firm of Daar & Newman. He was married to Magda Waingrow until 1982 and along with their daughter Alisa, raised her son Paul and daughter Anne as his own children. Rodney was a long time marathon runner and enjoyed traveling around the world visiting archeological sites and historical monuments in Greece, Italy, Egypt, Israel, South Africa and many other countries. He enjoyed Broadway musicals and the big bands of the 1940s. In 1999 after a long courtship, he married the love of his life, Carol Summer and they lived together in Encino, California. He is survived by his beloved wife Carol, son, Paul Rogat Loeb, daughters, Anne Clarke and Alisa Daar, grandchildren: Jonathan & Rachel Daar, Allison & Travis Clarke & 6 nieces and 4 nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers Roger S. Loeb, Sr., Kalman L. Loeb, Jr. and sister Terry Jo Parker. The man with many hats and a great sense of humor will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Donations to the Cure Alzheimer Fund (www.curealz.org) will be appreciated by his family. A memorial service is pending.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 3, 2014
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