Muriel Alpren, 89, passed away peacefully in her home overlooking the ocean in La Jolla on December 26, 2011. She was born in New York City, October 22, 1922, and attended A. B. Davis High School in Mt. Vernon and Vassar College. She made her home in White Plains, New York, prior to moving to La Jolla.
Muriel was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Dorothy Brout; son, John Sherman; and her husband, Burton Alpren. She is survived by her brother, Alan (Joan) Brout; sister, Corinne Charlap; daughter, Lisa (Bob) Wade; granddaughter, Rachel Wade; step-children, Sarah Nissen and Paul Alpren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Muriel was an active resident of 939 Coast for over 20 years and supported local museums and charities including Planned Parenthood.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the numerous caregivers for their loving care during the past few years.