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Mona Bryson Moore


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Mona Bryson Moore Obituary
February 7, 1938 - September 12, 2017 Mona Bryson Moore, age 79 and a long-time resident of Santa Monica, CA, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in her home while battling ALS. Mona was born in February 07, 1938 in Spokane, Washington to Jesse Bryson and Rose Young. She graduated from high school and attended the University of San Diego. While there, she married and had three children. In 1963 Mona Moore and her three kids moved to Mexico City where she opened a successful agency representing foreign models and entertainers. Six years later Mona and family returned to the US. In Chicago, she continued employment in the entertainment industry as an agent for Creative Management Associates. A year later, Hollywood made a calling and she returned to California. In the 1970s Mrs. Moore started a literary agency which selected books and scripts for television and theater production. After a quarter of a century in the entertainment industry, Mona switched occupations and became an investment banker and financial consultant. For her entire life, Mona Moore was involved in community services, both in the US and abroad. In Mexico, holiday gifts were handed out in poor neighborhoods and to church organizations. In early 1980s in Belfast she corroborated with Northern Ireland peace negotiators. In Los Angeles she was a counselor at Camp Kilpatrick, a detention hall for youth felons, and a director for the Humanitas organization. In Washington a member of the Grange. Mona was passionate about exploration abroad. Travels took her from the Amazon jungle to the icy lands of Patagonia; the prehistoric Galapagos to unforgettable Pakistan. Mrs. Mona Moore is survived by her three children Vincent Moore, Theresa Moore and Elizabeth Chait; grandchildren Alex, Eli, Brittany, Zoe, Austen, Carson and Mary; and great-grandchildren Logan, Shealee and Saylor. Her immortal words: "Good friends, good times, and good memories are what life is all about."
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 16 to Sept. 17, 2017
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