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Edward Perry Disbrow


1917 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Edward Perry Disbrow Obituary
April 11, 1917 - July 8, 2011
Born in Worchester, MA, son of Dr. E.P. Disbrow and Phyllis Disbrow. Married Classical High (and Lasell College) sweetheart Lucille LaRiviere (70th anniversary November 2010). Distinguished WWII service (top sgt.) including rescuing serviceman from drowning. Engineering (Rensselaer and WPI) with career in aerospace (retired as lead facilities engineer for a million sq. ft. building) from1950-1980. Traveled the USA and world extensively: most everywhere of note in 49 states (experienced Scandinavia instead of Alaska); Canada; all countries of Europe including France 5 times,the Greek Isles, Russia; Mexico to (and in) the Panama Canal);South America; Australia; Japan and China. Edward lived in Manhattan Beach from 1950 to 1966 then Torrance, where his wife resides with their son, EPD III "Buz" marketing and freelance writer.Daughter Diana is corporate executive director and was an artist's agent for Bolshoi ballet dancers. Two granddaughters, daughters,Cherine is an associate college dean and Monique (housewife) was a featured character dancer in the Long Beach, CA ballet (husband,Ryan Seitz); great-grandkids, Karissa and Parker. He gave us (Di & Buz) a "fantasy" childhood in Manhattan Beach and had a great sense of humor and a very likeable guy to everyone. Favorite moment was celebrating our golden anniversary surrounded by loved ones on the Queen Mary. Please sign the guestbook for Edward at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on July 16, 2011
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