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Emrick A. Webb


1926 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Emrick A. Webb Obituary
March 5, 1926 - February 3, 2017 Emrick Adderson Webb was born on March 5, 1926 to Helen Marie nee Swanson and Robert Boyd Webb in Colton, California. He passed peacefully from this life on February 3, 2017, aged 90.9 years. Emrick "Rick" grew up in Colton, graduating from high school in 1944. He was part of the Navy V-12 program in WWII, first at the University of Redlands, and then at the University of Southern California. He took a degree in Industrial Engineering from USC in 1950. Rick worked for William Simpson Construction, US Motors, Northrop, Ernst & Young, and the Los Angeles Olympic Committee. His longest tenure was as a management consultant at EY, retiring at the Partner level to lead the Security organization for the 1984 LA Olympics. He was a Trojan, car buff, story teller, master of the barbeque, generous host, world traveler, and photographer. He was a world class efficiency expert, able to solve any problem with his sharp and compassionate intellect and "imaginuity." He was deeply involved in the Episcopal churches serving the communities in which the Webbs lived: Fullerton, Pasadena, and most recently Oceanside and Carlsbad. Rick is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan, whom he met while at USC, and their two children Bryan Webb (Jean) and Lorraine Donaldson (Guy Hallman). He had three granddaughters in Los Angeles, Eugene, OR, and Whitefish, MT. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Michael's by-the-Sea, 2775 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008, or (760) 729-8901.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 10 to Feb. 12, 2017
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