January 12, 1930 - February 13, 2017 Bruce Lansbury, 87, of Los Angeles passed away peacefully in La Quinta, California on February 13, 2017. He served in the U.S. Army and graduated from UCLA. He married Mary Hassalevris in 1951 and remained with her until her death in 1996. In 1998, he married Gail England and remained devoted to her until his death. He is survived by his two daughters, Christiane and Felicia, his grandchildren, Alexandra, Michael, Audrey and William, his two great-grandsons Theo and Luc, his sister Angela and brother Edgar. He is also survived by his wife Gail, her children Danielle and Jordan and her grandsons Robert and Jake. Bruce's career as an award-winning television producer and writer included iconic series such as: The Wild Wild West, Mission Impossible, Wonder Woman, Knight Rider and Murder, She Wrote. He also served as VP of Creative Affairs for Paramount Television, overseeing hits such as Happy Days, The Brady Bunch, and Love American Style. Bruce was well-loved by all who knew him and will always be remembered for his kindness, creativity and whimsical humor.
Published by Los Angeles Times from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2017.