Cecil Everett Forbes
3/22/1927 to 7/11/2021
Cecil Forbes, age 94, passed away on July 11, 2021. He was the youngest child born to Nona Mae Moore and Clarence Ray Forbes in Hiawatha, Kansas. He is predeceased by his parents, brother Stanley (Margerie) and sister Helen Cope (Oliver). He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 64 years Leah (Fredericks), son Russell, and daughters Holly and Stephanie (Lee Wugofski), grandchildren Moriah Munch (Jordan), Sawyer, and Nicholas Wugofski, and great-grandson Henry Munch; nephews Jeff Cope (Donna), Greg Cope (Jeanne), Tom Cope (Rhonda), and niece Jenny Owens (Jeff) and their children and grandchildren.
Cecil served in the USAAF after high school and then went on to gain his B.A. at U.C. Santa Barbara. A spring tour teching for the Harriet Ann Gray Dance Co. gave him a taste of "life upon the wicked (back) stage" that set a lifetime career in motion. He was a 60+ year member of IATSE, Local 16, working on movie locations, live theatre, S.F. Opera and Symphony and on tours.
A funeral mass will be held on August 7th, 2:00 p.m., at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist, 1661 – 15th St. in S.F. 94103. Masks are required.
Remembrances may be made to the church or to your favorite charity
Published by San Francisco Chronicle from Jul. 31 to Aug. 1, 2021.