Schindler, Mark 1922 - 2012 Son of Pauline Gibling Schindler and Rudolf M. Schindler, Father of Eric Schindler (deceased 2005). He is survived by two children, Ian Schindler, and Margot Schindler-Ehrens; divorced from Mary DuPont Schindler. Three grandchildren. Mark was an electronics engineer. He contributed to U.S. Spacecraft projects beginning with the Redstone Project and continuing on through the Shuttle program. He was born while the Kings Road House was being constructed and lived there on and off until 1953. He, along with his children, made a charitable donation of the house, in the interest of it's preservation. He attended Black Mountain College., graduated from Reed College and earned a Masters Degree in Physics from U.S.C. He cherished animals, music, yoga, cultural diversity and ideas. He believed in human rights, a healthy planet and an exciting universe. He joined organizations such as The Astronomical Society and Greenpeace. Private service will be held by family. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Friend's of the Schindler House, 835 North Kings Road, West Hollywood, CA 90069-5409, 323 651-1510.
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Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 8, 2012