Mervyn Lee Adelson
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October 23, 1929 - September 8, 2015 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our father, Merv Adelson, former head of Lorimar Studios and Vice Chair of Time Warner, innovator and pioneer of the city of Las Vegas and developer of La Costa Resort and Spa. He is survived by his children Ellen and Richard Ross, Gary and Carrie Adelson, Andy Adelson, Lexi Adelson and Ava Adelson, grandchildren Zachary Ross, Jonathan Adelson, Kori Adelson, Jeffrey Adelson and Lauren Adelson. And his dog, Teddy. Merv was 85 years old. Services are private.

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Published in Los Angeles Times from Sep. 10 to Sep. 11, 2015.
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November 25, 2016
Valenda Newell
October 27, 2015
Juan 17.3.nos dise que . Dios y jesus tienen un gran amor a la humanidad
October 10, 2015
My deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one who was such a huge part of your lives. May you find comfort during this difficult time with the God who revives the spirit of those lowly and crushed. Isaiah 57:15
October 7, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. May Prayer gives you comfort and strenght to endure in this difficult time. 1Thes.5:17
September 24, 2015
I send my deepest condolences to you all. May the Gof of all comfort be with the family and friends of Mr.Adelson
J W
September 22, 2015
With deepest sympathy, I am wishing the family members and cherished friends of Merv Adelson the needed peace and comfort that only God can provide. Personally I thought "An Officer and a Gentleman" was a winner! Sleep peacefully, Mr. Adelson, you lived well!
Dianne
September 21, 2015
Please accept my deepest sympathy. May the God of all comfort, provide your family with the needed strength to endure the loss of your love one.
September 16, 2015
Although no words can really help to ease the loss your family bears, just know that you are very close in my thoughts and prayers. Psalm 65:2
Jeneva Thomas
September 14, 2015
May 'the God of all comfort' bring peace to your family at this time of loss.
K M
September 14, 2015
My condolences to the family. Please find comfort to know that Jesus also went through the pain and sorrow of losing a loved one (John 11:33-35). He also reminded us to approach our creator for comfort and healing in John 14:13. May Gods word give you the hope needed to cope with these sudden loss. (Psalms 83:18)
September 14, 2015
We are grateful for the works Mr. Adelson left behind for our enjoyment . Our sympathy to his family.
September 14, 2015
To the family of Mr. Adelson:

Please accept my condolences as you mourn the death of your dear loved one. May the God of tender mercies comfort the family at this time.

Mr. Adelson produced a lot of shows that people really enjoyed watching. May others imitate his wonderful production talents.

IRAL, Chicago
September 14, 2015
May God provide an abundance of peace
and comfort to strengthen and sustain
you at this difficult time.
September 14, 2015
So sorry for your loss. God is love. Love never fails. 1 Cor. 13
September 14, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
September 14, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
A.H.
September 13, 2015
Our, prayers are with the family in your time of grief, may the God of all comfort ,comfort the family at this time. C.m Wis
September 12, 2015
May the God (Psalms 83:18) of tender mercies and all comfort help friends and family to cope with the loss of such a talented man as Merv Adelson. I really enjoyed some of the t.v. shows he produced.
A C
September 12, 2015
Please remember that you're not alone and that you're surrounded by people who love you and care for you.
September 12, 2015
God gives us a real promises when will ever say I am sick again
Rr
September 12, 2015
You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one. I hope warm memories of him will help ease your pain. Always remember to rely on "the God of all comfort" who is able to heal your grieving hearts.
(2 Corin.1:3)He is a source of strength and comfort during this difficult time.

Pearline T.
September 12, 2015
I am so very sorry for the loss of your loved one.
September 12, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. God is opening his hand and satisfying the desire of every living thing. Psalm 145:16
September 12, 2015
So many years have passed but it feels like yesterday for the ones who loved you. I pray they find comfort in God's promise to see you again soon.
September 12, 2015
With out question this is a difficult time for family and friends. The loss of a love one can be unbearable. but with special memories, courage and faith, in time, you shall heal. Our loving and merciful heavenly Father will really help: He says "I have heard your prayers, I have seen your tears" . I will heal you. 2 Kings 20:5.

My deepest condolences.
L. Smith
September 12, 2015
I would like to offer my deepest condolences for your loss. May your family find peace and comfort in knowing sickness, pain and death will one day be gone for this has been promised.
September 12, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is never easy. May your pain be eased by God's comforting promise of the time when we will never have to suffer such a loss again. John 6:40
DT
September 12, 2015
My deep condoelence may the loving kindness of God sustain you during this time. May you hold on to the memories that are in your heart. Psalms 116:15
September 12, 2015
My condolences to the family and friends. May the God of comfort give you strength during this difficult time.
September 12, 2015
In God's care rest in peace
Dwayne Bickham,Sr.
September 12, 2015
Harris
September 12, 2015
May the comfort and strength only God can supply be with the Adelson family during this difficult time.
Cheryl Lynn
September 11, 2015
Rest in Peace
Scott Chamberland
September 11, 2015
He was Loved for his work.
RIP.
Mary Green
September 11, 2015
You have my deepest condolences on your immeasurable loss. May the God of loyal love comfort you during your time of sorrow.
Psalms 145:8
September 11, 2015
dotty jordan jordan
September 11, 2015
Please accept my condolences. I remember most of the movies mentioned in the obituary.To the family: Cherish the wonderful memories you shared together. May the "God of ALL COMFORT" support you and grant you peace during times of distress. (2Cor 1:2-4; Psalm 83:18)
Carolyn Lawrence
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