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Mrs. Melody Hiscocks Lara

Nov 28, 1945 - Mar 16, 2021 (Age 75)

Woodland Hills, California


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Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Obituary

Melody L. Lara, 75, born on November 28, 1945, in San Diago, CA, United States, passed away March 16, 2021. She resided in Woodland Hills, CA at the time of her passing. She was a devoted wife to her husband Raul. Melody was also a loving mother to her 3 sons, Eric, Adam, and Matthew, and a caring grandmother to her grandchildren Carissa, Alex, Bianca, and Evan.

Melody's memorial service will be Wednesday May 5th 2021 at 10:00am at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles California. Arrangements under the direction of Forest Lawn

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Melody was such a great person and manager. I'm so glad to have met her and had a pleasure of getting to work with her even for a short time. I will be forever grateful for you Melody. I'm so happy you gave me a chance to be part of your team. You are an exceptional person and I will truly miss you!!

My Aunt Melody was so dear to me and all our family, and we will miss her very much. She introduced me to movie musicals as a kid when she babysat me on occasion, and I remember singing along with her to “I’m gonna wash that man right out of my hair.” As an adult, Aunt Melody was always there for me as well. A few years ago when I was eight months pregnant and suffering a kidney stone episode, Melody got on the line with me and calmed my nerves with her comforting ways and thoughtful...

Melody was our Manager who lead by example and treated all of us with fairness and compassion. I looked up to her not only because of her wisdom as our leader, but because she was an exceptional human being who touched my life and surely others too. I am honored to have been part of her team. I will always cherish the work and life lessons I learned from her.....You are greatly missed our dear Melody.

I was just told of Melody’s passing. I’m having trouble believing she’s gone. She was the best. I worked with her since 2006. She was strength and wisdom, she was my rock and validator, my sounding board and counsel. She was my friend.

Dear Raul, Eric, Adam and Matt:

We are thinking of each of you each day as we mourn our sister, and your wonderful wife and mother's, passing.

As you know best of all, Melody constantly showed love and affection for each member of her family. She was well-loved and had a wonderful personality. She was intelligent, thoughtful, generous and hard working. She had such a great sense of humor and brought lots of laughter to our family gatherings. She could really tell a...

I will always treasure our working relationship as well as our friendship. You were such an integral part of our team and you always treated everyone with the upmost respect. Everyone respected your opinion and you were such a great example of true integrity. I cherished our friendship and you will be missed Melody.

We will treasure all the fond memories of working with Melody. She was much more than a boss to many of us. She was a true friend to many. We will miss her guidance and leadership, we will miss her witty comments and laughter. We wish for her now, peace as she starts a glorious new journey. - Julius and Laurice Llanillo

It was a pleasure working with Melody for over 30 years at Wellpoint/Anthem-Blue Cross. She was a true professional and a dear friend. She and Raul and my husband and I enjoyed our outtings together and had looked forward for more. I will truly miss her.

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