Lynn Bloom July 16, 1917 – February 8, 2009
Lynn Bloom, of Beverly Hills, passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on February 8, 2009 at the age of 91. She was surrounded by family, and will be deeply missed.
Lynn was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend to many. She and her late husband, Milton, were founding members of L.A. GOAL, which was founded in 1969. The group was created to help parents whose teenagers with developmental disabilities were graduating from high school.
Lynn was a homemaker for her entire life, and she enjoyed social gatherings, throwing parties for L.A. GOAL and her daughter Lauren (a member of GOAL), traveling, going to the movies, and reading. She also loved gardening and spending time with her children, grandchildren, friends, and significant other, Harry Gertz.
She is survived by her oldest son, Richard, her daughter, Lauren, her four granddaughters, Amanda, Amy, Jennifer and Shelley, and two grandsons, Kevin and Sean.
Services were held on Wednesday, February 11 at 3pm at the Hollywood Forever Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in the name of Lynn Bloom to:
L.A.GOAL: 4911 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230. (310) 838-5274