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Richard Sheik Kim

Richard Sheik Kim, 49, of Rancho Palos Verdes, lost his battle with cancer on September 30, 2011. He was born January 2, 1962, in Seoul, Korea and moved to Los Angeles as a young boy. Richard graduated from Miraleste High School (1980), received a BA in Economics from the UCLA (1985), and earned his JD from Hastings College of Law (1988). Richard enjoyed his many years as a Los Angeles County Public Defender. He was in private practice since 2007. Richard is survived by his parents, Betty Jo Kim McIntosh of Rancho Cordova and Tae Soo Kim of Santa Monica; four children: Elizabeth, Caitlin, Sophia and Colin Kim; brother, Robin (Susan) Kim of Toluca Lake; and sister, Jeani (Patrick) Slesicki of Sacramento. A private burial was held on October 7 at Green Hills Memorial Park. A celebration of Richard's life will be held on Saturday, October 29, 11:30 am in Palos Verdes. For more information, please call (310) 913-0312. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Oct. 24, 2011
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