Russell Pendley, aged 61 of Harbor City, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012 at his home. Please join in a Celebration of Life at Rice Mortuary at 5310 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA on November 11, 2012 at 2 p.m., reception following. Russell was born January 18, 1951. A life time resident of the South Bay area, Russell graduated from Redondo Union High School and from El Camino College with an RN degree. He worked for Torrance Memorial Medical Center for over 30 years. Russell is survived by his wife, Carol; his step son, Michael and his wife Rosanna; grandson, Ole; sisters, Belinda, Kathleen and Sandy; brothers Craig and Jeff; his nieces; nephews; and extended family and friends. Russell was preceded in death by his mother, his father and his brother.