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George Edward Nelson


1939 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
George Edward Nelson Obituary
George Edward Nelson
9/12/39 - 8/5/15

Ed Nelson passed away last week after doing what he loved most, swimming the annual Dwight Crum 2-mile Pier-to-Pier Swim. He was surrounded by his family. Ed is survived by his two children, Erik Nelson and Jennifer Shenbaum; 6 grandchildren and his two sisters, Joyce Ralph and Linda Blethen. A Redondo Beach native, Ed was an LA County Lifeguard for 55 years and a teacher at Adams Middle School for 37 years.

On Sunday, August 16th at 9 am, there will be a Paddle/Swim Out at Torrance Beach, to honor Ed's legacy. Later in the afternoon, at 3pm, there will be a Celebration of Life at the King Harbor Yacht Club. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Aug. 12, 2015
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