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David (Lichtblau) Light


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David (Lichtblau) Light Obituary
November 25, 1920 - August 13, 2017 David passed peacefully on August 13, 2017 with his beloved wife by his side. Along with his brother Fred and sister Freida, he was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jacob and Mollie Lichtblau. At Textile High School in Manhattan he developed his love of fabrics, clothing and salesmanship. A radio operator, David served as part of the Greatest Generation in WWII during which his plane was shot down over Germany and he was rescued by the Allies. After the war, he moved to the Los Angeles area with his family where he became one of the earliest and largest California manufacturers. At the age of 63, David started a new life and business with his loving wife Judy Hoffmeier. He is survived by three sons, Stuart, Rick and Terry along with 5 grandchildren: Jeremy, Kellie, Annie, Rachael and Phoebe. His great-grandsons Jackson and Hudson were the joys of his life. He is also survived by loving East and West Coast nieces and nephews along with a host of devoted friends.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 18 to Aug. 20, 2017
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