Nancy Kathleen Farrell passed away on August 7, 2010 after a brief illness. Nancy was born in Los Angeles and spent her youth in Palos Verdes Estates, graduating from Palos Verdes High School in 1977. She attended Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes and graduated from The University of Albuquerque in 1982 with a degree in Fine Arts. Nancy was employed at TRW for over 20 years and volunteered at many theatre productions throughout the Los Angeles area. She loved NASCAR, the Los Angeles Lakers, Manhattan Beach life and especially her many dear friends that she made through the years. Nancy leaves her mother, Evelyn H. Farrell, beloved best friend Timothy Hutton, sister and brother-in-law Margaret and Mark Henschel, niece Shannon Henschel, nephew Thomas Henschel, and many treasured cousins, aunts and uncles. A memorial was held American Martyrs Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach, Saturday August 14, 2010 at 11:30AM. She will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation at 4101 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503.

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  1. I have known Nancy since 1979. We were fairly good friends for many years. But we lost touch in 1987. I am deeply saddened by her passing.

  2. Nancy was a sweet and giving soul. She was playful and fun loving, without any regrets. I knew her from TRW, studying movie making, and from Science Fiction conventions. She did provide me with help during a challenging period of my life, and I would like to give thanks. She will be missed

  3. My memories of Nancy is of her jovial personality and kind nature. She was truly a good friend to everyone she knew, and I will miss her very much. My sincere condolences.

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