Lila Fink
Fink, Lila R. April 30, 1930 - April 20, 2012 Lila, originally from Milwaukee, passed at home in Santa Monica. Lila, with a Ph.D. in English Literature from USC, was a professor at Cal. State Northridge and also taught at Pepperdine and East L.A. College. Lila was a great traveler and enjoyed visiting over 100 countries. Lila, survived by her husband Fred, a marriage that was great for almost 63 years, her children Steve, Larry, and Patty, seven grandchildren, one great grandson, and twin great grandchildren due in July, will miss her. Lila was a good bridge partner for Fred. She was also an expert at solving crossword puzzles. Lila was a superb cook. We'll miss her cooking and her endless love and support.
Published by Los Angeles Times on Apr. 29, 2012.
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Dr. Fink was my English professor at CSUN in 1985-&6. I will never forget her passion during discussions about The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. She challenged us to explore multiple works of literature and was passionate about teaching. I was fortunate to have Dr. Fink as my professor. I still have my notes from her class some 35 years later and read them sometimes to remind me of her passionate lectures and the love I had for literature.
Michael Carroll
Student
April 27, 2021
My Dearest Auntie,
I miss you and am so grateful for all the loving care you have given me. The world will not be the same without you, but the knowledge you whole-heatedly gave will always continue. I think of you every day and admire how you lived your life and what you valued most. My love and condolences through this very difficult time to Uncle Fred, Steve, Larry, Patty and family.
Linda Weckstein
May 16, 2012
I will remember her as a very pleasant and honest person. I will miss having the discussions about life, politics and family with her and of course drinking a G-T and smoking secretly a cigarette.
My condolences to the Fink family.
Adrie De Poorter
May 15, 2012
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