FELLOWS, RUPERT EDWARD MAXWELL Life long resident of La Jolla, Rupert's home was the ocean. He attended San Miguel School for Boys where he excelled in football and wrestling before he returned to La Jolla High and graduated in 1969. He moved to Maui in 1970 where he forged lifelong friendships. In 1975 he became part owner of Dick Brewer Surfboards and worked with Brewer for 6 years. Rupert died of complications from Hepatitis C on Labor Day. Rupe is survived by his brothers Julian and Hillary Fellows of La Jolla, and son Nicholas Thornton Shoemake of New Jersey. A Paddle Out to celebrate Rupert's life will be held (today) at Windnsea Beach at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to San Diego Hospice. Please sign the guest book at obituaries.uniontrib.com
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Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Sep. 18, 2004.