MEAD, EARL RICHARD of Redondo Beach, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2004. Professor Mead was born July 6, 1925 in Lennox, CA and was a WW 11, US Army Air Corps veteran. Survivors include his wife, JoeAnn Mead of Redondo Beach, CA, daughter, Diane Mead of Los Angeles, CA, son, Craig Mead of Thousand Oaks, CA, son, Lance Mead of Encino, CA, daughter, Megan Mead of San Antonio, TX, and daughter, Adrienne Mead of Redondo Beach, CA. Also left to mourn his passing are his brother, Merritt Mead of Hawthorne, CA, and his cherished grandchildren, Warren and Kelcey Mead, Visitation will be at WHITE & DAY COLONIAL MORTUARY on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004 at 1:00 PM at the same WHITE & DAY location. Burial will follow at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach.

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  1. Earl Mead was a colleague of my father\’s, father to my wonderful life-long friend Diane, and fellow alum of UCSB! Warmest thoughts for all the family. With love, Anabel

  2. I am so sorry for your entire family. I will always think fondly of my Best Hearts Partner. Love to All, Kris

  3. JoeAnn Please accept my condolence on your loss. I have always admired you as a couple and enjoyed continued contact with Diane through Anabel. Fondly Marjorie

  4. Diane Mead, Family & loved ones: Earl Mead was the father of one of my most precious friends, Diane. My deepest sympathy to Diane and her family. Ann Bernstein

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