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Kimmer Louis Ringwald

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Ringwald, Kimmer Louis
April 9, 1947 - March 29, 2011
Kimmer Ringwald passed away on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 while vacationing with family on the island of Maui in Hawaii.
Kimmer was born on April 9, 1947 in St. Louis, MO, though he spent most of his childhood and adult life in Southern California. He attended Van Nuys High School where he was a standout football player, and he went on to play football and rugby at UCLA. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, and earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees at UCLA.
Kimmer began his career as a writer in Hollywood and quickly earned an Emmy nomination for his work on the soap opera, Love of Life. His further work included writing and producing credits for after school programs and children's cartoons, as well as network dramas such as Hotel, Magnum P.I., Trapper John MD, Baywatch and Jake and the Fatman.
Kimmer and his wife Gail made their home in San Juan Capistrano, CA, which always had its doors open for anyone that wanted to barbecue and a few glasses of wine.
Kimmer Ringwald is survived by his wife Gail; his two children, son Morgan and his wife Alyssa, daughter Lindsay; his step-daughter Adrienne and her husband Shaun; and his four grandchildren, Piper, Charlie, Sam and Jack.
At his request, no service will be held.




Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 12 to Apr. 17, 2011
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