Charles Edward Fritch
North Hollywood, CA
Charles Edward Fritch (85), January 20, 1927 - October 11, 2012. Charles is survived by his wife, Shirley; children, David, Cindy Baker (Thomas), Eric (Katie), Michael (McKenzie); and grandchildren, Emily (Bryce), Gregory and Sarah. Charles was born and grew up in Utica, NY. He served in the United States Army - 82nd Airborne. He was an accomplished writer, editor and author. His writing career began in 1951 with "The Wallpaper" - a career which spanned over the next 50 years. He was a member of 'The Southern California School of Writers', better known as "The Group". One of his many short stories, The Misfortune Cookie, aired on Twilight Zone in 1986. Charles will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him and enjoyed his great sense of humor. Charles will be laid to rest on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Published in The Observer-Dispatch on Nov. 11, 2012