September 26, 1939 - February 10, 2021 Lee Kent Seitz passed away peacefully at his home in Lomita, California, on February 10, 2021. He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Seitz, step-daughter Amber Radisic, and his parents, Willa Blake and Eugene Seitz of Oregon. He is survived by his step-daughter Jennifer Radisic, Jean Grooms, granddaughter Hadley Grooms, and cousins Kathleen Blake and Gayle Blake Leibman. Born on September 26, 1939 in Yreka, California, Lee grew up in Oregon, graduating from Ashland High School in 1958. After high school, he held several jobs, including forestry service and sign making, before serving proudly in the U.S. Army in Korea and then in the U.S. Marine Corps. After leaving the Marines, Lee received an A.S. degree from Los Angeles Harbor College. Lee loved art, illustrating, writing, playing and writing music, and motorcycles, and enjoyed storytelling, ham radios, reading, researching, and spending time with family and friends. He travelled extensively before settling in Lomita. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Salvation Army.
Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Feb. 16, 2021.