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.