Arturo De Llanos passed away on June 2, 2012, at the age of 85. He was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba, and immigrated to the Unites States in 1967. Arturo married his true love, Elisa Lamadrid, on February 7, 1970. They lived in Santa Monica, California, until 2007 when they moved to Del Mar with their daughter's family.|
Arturo, a hard-working man deeply devoted to God and his family, is fondly remembered for his warm smile, generous spirit, humility, loyalty, sense of humor, artistic talent, and passion for Cuban food, music and dance.
Arturo is survived by his wife; son, Arturo Javier; daughter, Estela Maria; daughter-in-law, Riza; son-in-law, Lars Carlson; and three granddaughters, Maia, Eva and Nora Carlson.
Memorial services were held June 8, 2012, at 1:00 pm at Mission San Diego de Alcala in San Diego.
Published in the Del Mar Times on June 14, 2012