November 11, 1944 - November 21, 2016 Dr. Judith "Judy" Ann Novgrod, 72 years old, of Los Angeles passed away on November 21, 2016 at her home. Judy was born in Irvington, New Jersey on November 11, 1944 to parents Morris M. Novgrod and Margaret Murphy Novgrod. She loved the theater which led to her to spend many years in New York and later in Los Angeles where she exceled in the arts and theater over several fruitful decades. She remained active in theater community as a member of the Screen Actors Guild at the time of death. Judy decided, in the 90's, to change career path practicing a different type of artistic expression in the form of becoming a therapist. She is survived by her sister Debra Jane Novgrod and her spouse Sharon Bliss along with their son Andrew. She is also survived by her special friend, Donnie Watson, and her beloved cat Shasha. Her life can be summed up as: elegant, generous, kind, loving, trustworthy, unselfish, compassionate and above all, giving. A Celebration of Life gathering for Judy will be held on Wednesday from 10a.m. to 1p.m., November 30th, 2016 at Burton W. Chace Park, Pergola Structure, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Published in Los Angeles Times on Nov. 29, 2016.