Yvonne Delu

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Delu, Yvonne Bronowicz

Yvonne Bronowicz Delu, a resident of Albuquerque since 2009, died Monday July 17, 2017 after a battle with Lewy Body Dementia.

Born on April 19, 1936 in Troy, NY, Yvonne received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Toledo in Toledo, OH, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas in Austin. Her career in Costume Design included multiple seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival & at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis MN. She subsequently had a long, productive career in television & film in Los Angeles, CA, beginning in 1979. She served as an officer of the Costume Designers Guild in Los Angeles.

Yvonne and Dahl Delu were married on April 1, 1967 and subsequently lived in New York NY, Minneapolis MN, and Los Angeles CA. Dahl & Yvonne moved to Alb to join their son and grandchildren in 2009.

Yvonne had a brilliant, creative mind. She was a voracious reader, world traveller, spectacular cook, loving spouse, mother & grandparent. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Dahl, her two adult children, Adam and Nina, and three grandchildren, Jack, Sabina, and Lex.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association.

A brief local celebration of life service was held on Saturday 22, 2017 for friends and family.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 30, 2017
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