Fastiggi, James Joseph, a 44 year resident of Rancho Palos Verdes, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 in Rancho Palos Verdes. Born in White Planes, NY, Jim was 76 when he died. Jim was an Aeronautical Engineer for 25 years and a State Farm agent for 25 years Jim's main interests were his family and sports. He also enjoyed playing the guitar and traveling around the world with his wife Marie His hobbies were playing the guitar, woodworking, playing golf and photography Jim was involved sporting activities from the YMCA to Eastview Little League and was a member of the Elks Club. His passions were again his family, sports and music He was originally a fan of the Yankees but has been a lifetime fan of the Angles and was a fan of the L.A. Rams. He is survived by his loving Wife of 55 years, Marie Fastiggi of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Daughter, Diane Vazquez of Harbor City, CA, Son, Richard (Ginger) Fastiggi of Monks Corner, SC, Son, Dave Fastiggi of Huntington Beach and Son, Bill (Cheryl) Fastiggi of Roseville, CA. He also had 10 grandchildren, Sasha, Michael, Matt, Sara, Nicholas, Carl, Andrea, Gabrielle, Samantha and Stephine. He has 3 great granddaughters, Kayla, Amber and Ivy. Preceded in death by Father, James Fastiggi and Mother, Mary Fastiggi. A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary on Friday, August 24, 2007 from 4:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. with a memorial service at 7:00 P.M. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Heart Association.

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  1. Marie, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Jim will be missed by many…and I will miss him coming in to the office at tax time each year. Bob Martinetto, O’Brien & Martinetto CPA

  2. Sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I knew him as my agent, at the gym, and for many years now(13). He was a great guy, great agent, and will be missed . My payers are with the family as they go through this difficult time. Russell Love

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