Huntington Hartford II, 97; heir to A&P fortune lost much of his wealth to failed art endeavors (May 19)

Margaret Wetzel, 83; philanthropist and leader in the arts community in Los Angeles and later in Sonoma County, where she and her husband, Harry, were founders of the Alexander Valley Vineyard (May 22)

Stewart R. Mott, 70; a General Motors heir and self-described “avant-garde philanthropist” who used his family’s fortune to underwrite progressive social causes and liberal political campaigns (June 12)

Marion Newbert Jorgensen, 96; widow of Earle Jorgensen, mother of Donald Bren and local philanthropist (June 18)

Katherine Bogdanovich Loker, 92; an heir to the StarKist tuna fortune and a major philanthropist in Southern California (June 26)

Muriel Gluck, 97; a philanthropist who gave millions of dollars to support the arts and education, primarily in Los Angeles and San Diego (June 27)

Dr. George Boone, 85; leading Southern California philanthropist who made major gifts to LACMA, USC and the Huntington Library (Aug. 12)

Harry Herman Wetzel Jr., 88; former aerospace executive and L.A. philanthropist started acclaimed Sonoma winery (Aug. 14)

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