August 13, 1962 ~ June 8, 2022
Born in: Manhattan Beach, California
Resided in: Rancho Palos Verdes, California
On the morning of Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Albert “Al” Knight Dunlap III died unexpectedly at the age of 59.
He was a beloved Husband, Son, Brother, Uncle, Friend, And Nursing Colleague.
Al was born in Manhattan Beach, CA to Marolyn Dunlap and Albert Dunlap II. Raised in Manhattan Beach, he graduated from Aviation High school. He attended California, State University Humboldt, receiving a Bachelor of Art in Political Science. He also attended Western Governors University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Al worked as an ICU nurse at Torrance Memorial Medical Center and per diem at Kaiser Permanente Harbor City. At Torrance Memorial, he met the love of his life Lourdes “LuLu” Dunlap.
Al loved to travel the world with Lulu. His favorite place was Spain, admiring La Sagrada Famila Basilica in Barcelona. When they were not traveling, Al was on the golf course, eating at Michelin Star restaurants, shopping with Lulu, and going to plays and concerts. Al was an avid sports fan. His favorite sports teams includes Raiders, Lakers, Kings and Dodgers. Al is one of a kind- known for his unique sense of humor, spot on impressions of people and his unique talent for making everyone feel welcomed, loved and special.
Al is preceded in death by his father, Albert Dunlap II and his mother, Marolyn Dunlap. He is survived by his wife Lourdes Dunlap; mother in law Lourdes Velasquez; brother in Law Miguel Orihuela; sister in laws: Ana, Mapi, and Isabel Orihuela; sister Bonnie Luhrs; nephew Derek and Nicole San Agustin, and niece Madison Luhrs.
He will be greatly missed, truly an irreplaceable person.