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Eleanor Ruth Brent

Eleanor Ruth (Stewart) Brent, mother to John Brent of Orange and Jeff Brent of Santa Barbara, passed away peacefully in her home on April 21, 2017 at the age of 91. Eleanor, the daughter of Martha and Roy Stewart, was born in San Bernardino in 1925. Eleanor loved the community of Manhattan Beach and lived there for 67 years. She worked as an elementary School Secretary for three decades. For her many contributions Pacific Elementary dedicated the school Library in her honor. She consistently won blue ribbons at the Olde Hometown Fair for her zucchini relish. She was widely admired for the quilted baby blankets and elaborate birthday cakes she created for those in her extended circle. Fiercely independent, Eleanor did her own gardening, cooking and cleaning until the age of 87. In the end, Eleanor will be remembered for her quiet thoughtfulness and generosity to others, always there with a kind word, a warm dish, and a thank you note. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles or the . A Celebration of Life will be held on July 8, 2017 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at The Lighthouse Reception Room at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA.
Published in Daily Breeze on June 7, 2017
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