|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1975|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 2008|
Brooke, L. Baum, 33, of Newport Beach, died Dec. 26 in Perris while skydiving.
Brooke was born in Newport Beach on Aug. 27, 1975 where she spent her early years. Her family moved to Lafayette, California, where she attended grade school and graduated from Acalanes High School. During that period she was very active in 4H and horseback riding. She went on to receive an undergraduate degree from Humboldt State University and a masters degree in the Physicians Assistants Program from USC Keck School of Medicine. Brooke loved her job as a Physicians Assistant in an orthopedic practice, where she was able to combine her interests in sports and medicine. Brooke's other interests included lifegaurding, kickboxing, being a high school athletic trainer and an avid skydiver. She embraced life's challenges and its joys with a willingness to help others always with a sweet smile. Her family, friends and patients will miss her profoundly.
Brooke is survived by her mother and step-father, Jude and Ben Lipps; her father and step-mother, Lawrence and Margie Baum; her three sisters, Kristen Drake, Lauren Arendt and Julie Kim; her two brothers, Lawrence Baum Jr. and Brian Lipps.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 2, 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located at 2150 Bonita Canyon Dr., Newport Beach.
Pacific View Mortuary
Published in the Orange County Register on 1/2/2009
Created by: Cindy R
Record added: Jan 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32955898
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