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Dr. Lulu Hishmeh


1938 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Dr.  Lulu Hishmeh Obituary
Dr. Lulu Hishmeh, Ed.D., (age 78) passed away after a lengthy illness. Lu was born in Detroit, Michigan but moved to LA in 1953. After graduating from UCLA with a BA in Elementary Education in 1959, Lu went on to enjoy a rewarding 40-year career with the Los Angeles Unified School District, distinguishing herself as a teacher, principal, and administrator, but most importantly, as a mentor to others and an advocate for children. Lu was a lifelong learner, who went on to earn multiple advanced degrees including her Doctorate Degree of Education at UCLA. After retiring, Lu continued her passion for education as a Docent at the Huntington Library and volunteer for the Assistance League of Glendale. Lu was a devoted aunt and avid world traveler, visiting all 7 continents. She is survived by her brother (Philip), her nieces and her many grand and great-grand nieces and nephews. Services will be at 7pm on Thur. Nov. 17th at St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral; interment at 11:30am Fri. Nov.18th at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Scholarship Fund of the Assistance League of Glendale.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 17, 2016
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