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 Clare Mangus <I>Blossom</I> Webb

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Clare Mangus Blossom Webb

  • Birth 24 Apr 1945 Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 30 Nov 2012
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 102848498

Webb, Clare Blossom
April 24, 1945 - November 30, 2012
Clare Blossom Webb passed away peacefully in the home she loved surrounded by her family on November 30, 2012. Born Clare Mangus Blossom in Peoria, Illinois, she married her college sweetheart, James Cox Webb and subsequently moved to Southern California. She was a devoted mother to Jennifer Levey (Brian), Susan Feist (Tony), and Cynthia Webb. She was an adored grandmother to Zoe, Dominic, Ella and Teresa Feist and to Maddie, CeCe and Jimmy Levey. She is also survived by her brother, John D. Blossom, junior. Clare and Jim lived in Santa Monica and the Pacific Palisades for over 30 years where they were long-time and active participants in their communities. Clare was a passionate volunteer. Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, Clare become an active member of the Junior League of Los Angeles. She was President of the Westside Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles and a member of Children's Chain of Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Clare was a long-time member of Las Madrinas of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where she served as President as well as other Board positions. In addition, Clare volunteered at all of her children's schools: Franklin Elementary School, St. Matthew's Parish School, Marlborough School and Marymount High School. Clare's interests were wide-ranging. She was an avid reader and belonged to three book clubs, one of which is in Ephraim, Wisconsin, where she and Jim had a long-time summer home. Clare and Jim liked nothing better than spending time during the summer months in Sister Bay, Wisconsin, with their family and friends. When they had time, Clare and Jim enjoyed playing golf at the Los Angeles Country Club or sitting under their umbrella at the Beach Club in Santa Monica. They also belonged to the Ephraim Yacht Club in Wisconsin. A recent highlight was an amazing trip to Greece and Turkey. In addition to her volunteerism, Clare found great pleasure as a homemaker and hostess. Clare's passions were her family, friends, home and her garden. Her sense of style was legendary, and Clare always entertained both graciously and impeccably. Clare's entertaining talent was well known and celebrated. She will always be loved, admired and missed by her many friends but especially by her loving husband and family.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 16, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Matthew's Parish Church in the Pacific Palisades. Gifts in remembrance of Clare may be made to Children's Hospital Los Angeles Mail Stop Number 4 4650 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90027.

Published in the Los Angeles Times from December 7 to December 9, 2012


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  • Created by: DeLoss McKnight III
  • Added: 30 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102848498
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clare Mangus Blossom Webb (24 Apr 1945–30 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102848498, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by DeLoss McKnight III (contributor 46605619) .