Lee Hanson, a long time resident of the South Bay, passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2009. He was born in San Pedro, CA, and was 61. He is survived by his wife, Christine Hanson of Torrance, CA, and his sister, Linda Kennerson of San Pedro. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 7, 2009 , at the Rice Mortuary Chapel in Torrance. Inurnment will be private at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Dept of Neurosurgery, Attn: Dr Linda Liau, Box 951761, Rm. 3357 Gonda Center, 695 Charles Young Dr., South Los Angeles, CA 90095-1761

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  1. To the entire family and friends of the Hanson’s, my prayers and thoughts are with you. He was an unforgettable fella and a very loving soul. He will be missed.

  2. My dearest Christine, words fail to express my deep sorrow for your loss. Lee was your soulmate and companion but know that he will always be with you in your heart and mind. Love, Del

  3. Dearest Christine, There are those who will have more appropriate and eloquant words than I possess to express the sorrow and genuine love we all have for you and had for Lee,but as I have told you in the past, and I’m sorry for the words, but it just plain pisses me off, that we have to lose such a good and gracious man and to cause you such sorrow. I hope that you are able to make it through these hard and hectic days, with the class and aplomb you have shown throughout this whole ordeal. We love you, Roland and Sandi

  4. Dear Christine, You have our deepest sympathy. Lee is now at peace and has gone on to be with those who have gone before him. Love and God Bless Dan, Sharon and Jerry

  5. You are loved beyond measure. I think of the scripture that promises that God will “never leave us nor forsake us.” A heavenly reunion awaits someday. Be open to the days ahead for healing and for discovering God’s further purpose He planned for you–as the Bible describes in Isaiah “even before you were born.” Sorry we can’t be there on Saturday. Love you, Lee and Becky

  6. Christine, No words could express the sorrow that we fell for your loss. Unfortunately we cannot attend the services. Thankfully, we were able to view the video and share the memories of his life. Our prayers are with you, Frank & Carmen Serrano Romero cousin (323) 376-0787

  7. Dear Aunt Chris, Remembering your Lee will always bring fond memories of his kind and gentle manner I knew growing up. Just know our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you. Mike and Carrie

  8. There are no words, just feelings of grief and memories tumbling over the screen of our minds. Your love for each other showered every one around y’all and will forever be an inspiration to all. Let God and your friends hold you up till you’re ready to stand on your own again. Anytime, anyplace. Know that we’re here for you. Just a phone call or a plane ride away. A long life is never good enough. A good life is never long enough. How very true for Lee. We love you. Gentle hugs. Marian and Tom

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