Renee Lesner Barmazel

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Renee Lesner Barmazel, born July 12, 1930, from Brooklyn, NY, Culver City, CA and recently San Luis Obispo passed away on September 2, 2018. A funeral was held September 5, 2018. Renee was very active in Culver City politics, a former moderator of the CCUSD Education Committee and an active participant in launching the first Spanish Immersion Program in California. She was also a busy volunteer in many community organizations. Renee returned to school when her eldest child began college and her youngest child kindergarten. She earned her AA at WLA College, her BA in sociology at Loyola Marymount University and her Masters in educational counseling from USC. Renee was an avid Dodgers fan and an artist who enjoyed working in oils and acrylics up until the end of her life. She also worked in the travel industry and enjoyed traveling the world with family and friends. Renee leaves behind the love of her life, husband Mel Barmazel; children: Sherri Barmazel Beller (Richard), Steve Barmazel (Margaret Peacock) and Michelle Barmazel Steinberg (Kevin); her sister, Brenda; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-granddaughters; and many loving nieces, nephews and other family members. The family would like to thank the staff of Bob and Corky's Care Homes and Wilshire Hospice for their kind and loving care of Renee. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the SLO Museum of Art, Wilshire Hospice or Congregation Beth David.
Published in San Luis Obispo County Tribune on Sept. 13, 2018
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