El Camino San Diego

by Syl | created - 13 Sep 2012 | updated - 13 Aug 2013 | Public

The men and women are interred at El Camino Memorial Park in San Diego, California.

1. Billy Daniels

Soundtrack | Dirty Grandpa

Billy Daniels toiled obscurely for years before becoming a star in 1950. He began singing in his native Jacksonville, Florida, moved to Harlem in 1932 and became a dishwasher and later singing waiter at Dickie Wells' restaurant-club. He toured with the Erskine Hawkins band circa 1935-36, then ...

Plot: Madonna Lawn Section, Lot 360 D

2. Sheila Darcy

Actress | The Man in the Iron Mask

Sheila Darcy was born on August 8, 1914 in York, Pennsylvania, USA as Rebecca Benedict Heffener. She was an actress, known for The Man in the Iron Mask (1939), Tumbledown Ranch in Arizona (1941) and Terry and the Pirates (1940). She was married to Preston Foster and Erich von Stroheim Jr.. She died...

Plot: Sanctuary of Love (3), Crypt 4,Tier F

3. Cedric Durst

Alibi Ike

Cedric Durst was born on August 23, 1896 in Austin, Texas, USA as Cedric Montgomery Durst. He was an actor, known for Alibi Ike (1935). He died on February 16, 1971 in San Diego, California, USA.

Plot: Section M Lot 266

4. Preston Foster

Actor | I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

Actor, composer, songwriter, guitarist and author. He moved from Broadway acting (1928-1932) into films, touring America with his wife and daughter, and did some recordings. He was the executive producer at the El Camino Playhouse in California. Joining ASCAP in 1953, his chief musical collaborator...

5. Dorothy Kelly

Actress | Mother's Roses

Dorothy Kelly was born on February 12, 1894 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Mother's Roses (1915), The Antique Engagement Ring (1914) and The Secret Kingdom (1917). She was married to Harvey Hevenor. She died on May 31, 1966 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Plot: Loma Siesta Section, Lot 132 C, Grave 2

6. Joan B. Kroc

Producer | Mass Appeal

Joan B. Kroc was born on August 27, 1928 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Joan Beverly Mansfield. She was a producer, known for Mass Appeal (1984). She was married to Ray Kroc and Roland Smith. She died on October 12, 2003 in Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA.

7. Ray Kroc

Self | The Mike Douglas Show

Ray Kroc was born on October 5, 1902 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as Raymond Albert Kroc. He was married to Joan B. Kroc, Jane Dobbins Green and Ethel Fleming. He died on January 14, 1984 in San Diego, California, USA.

Plot: Sunset Couches, Bay 2, Section D

8. Violet La Plante

Actress | Battling Buddy

Violet La Plante was born on January 17, 1908 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Violet La Plant. She was an actress, known for Battling Buddy (1924), The Clean Heart (1924) and My Home Town (1928). She was married to Mr. Benson. She died on June 1, 1984 in La Jolla, California, USA.

9. Pete Rozelle

Self | ABC's Wide World of Sports

Pete Rozelle ranks as the most successful executive in the history of American sports. Under Rozelle's management of commissioner, professional American football overtook baseball as America's past-time and television came to maturity as the prime conduit for sports entertainment.

When Rozelle took ...

Plot: Lakeview Mausoleum, Columbarium Room 1, Bay 2, Row C

10. Jonas Salk

Self | The Levin Interviews

Jonas Salk was born on October 28, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as Jonas Edward Salk. He was married to Françoise Gilot and Donna Lindsay. He died on June 23, 1995 in La Jolla, California, USA.

11. Milburn Stone

Actor | Gunsmoke

Character actor Milburn Stone, the beloved "Doc Adams" on TV's long-running western classic Gunsmoke (1955), was born in Kansas on July 5, 1904. Acting must have been in his blood as the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone for Milburn left home as a teenager to find work with touring repertory ...

Plot: Vista del Lago Section, Lot 401-D

12. Patti Page

Soundtrack | Die Hard 2

Patti Page was born Clara Ann Fowler in Oklahoma in 1927. She began her professional singing career at KTUL, a Tulsa radio station. Since the program was sponsored by Page Milk, she adopted the moniker Patti Page, and it stuck. Patti toured the US in the late 1940s with Jimmy Joy, and notably sang ...

13. Barbara Werle

Actress | Battle of the Bulge

Barbara Werle was born on October 6, 1928 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Barbara May Theresa Werle. She was an actress, known for Battle of the Bulge (1965), Seconds (1966) and Charro! (1969). She was married to John Branca. She died on January 1, 2013 in Carlsbad, California, USA.

14. Ray Boone

Actor | The Kid from Cleveland

Ray Boone was born on July 27, 1923 in San Diego, California, USA as Raymond Otis Boone. He was an actor, known for The Kid from Cleveland (1949), 1948 World Series (1948) and 1954 MLB All-Star Game (1954). He was married to Patricia Dorothy "Patsy" Brown. He died on October 17, 2004 in Rancho ...

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