January 27, 1928 - December 7, 2015 Eleanor Vallee-Clark, daughter of Eleanor (Nell) and Harlie R. Norris of Claremont California, was born January 27, 1928; and "passed over to Heaven" on December 7th, 2015. Eleanor lovingly-shared the last 24 years of life with her adoringly husband, Byron Clark, Actor, in Los Angeles 90049, Brentwood. Eleanor Vallee, author, actress, model and legendary hostess, widow of Rudy Vallee, has had an extraordinary life. Always on the forefront of events, Celebrities, people who make History and the Captains of today. She is blessed with glamorously contagious smile and unstainable curiosity about life and people. Love of life, Eleanor had many dear friends, and always be a source-help-support, encouraging her friends to see the bright side of Life! Mrs. Vallee was very active in charitable and social organizations in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. She was on the Board of Directors of Muscular Dystrophy Association, past President of Operation: Children, Life Member of Mary and Joseph League and was selected "Women of the Year" in 1996; Life Member of Motion Picture Home-Screen Smart Set, Lifelighters, Footlighters, Los Angeles Child Guidedness, Les Dames de Champagne, and two social clubs: The Crown Jewels and The Impossibles. Eleanor survived by her adoring husband, Byron Clark. Other families include: her favorite niece, Carol Steiner, Todd Steiner, spouse, son, Bryan Steiner; nephews, Bert Bruce, Michael, and Steven, "all Bruces," etc., many, many nieces. . . Eleanor and Byron's "Princess Peaches," and "Princess Baby Bailey". . . her "doggies," their children! Services will be held Wednesday, December 16th, at 12:30 p.m. in the Church of the Hills at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills. Instead of flowers, your Donations go to Operation: Children Charity.
Published in Los Angeles Times from Dec. 12 to Dec. 15, 2015.