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Don Rose Laguna Beach resident Don...

Don Rose

Laguna Beach resident Don Rose died Oct. 14 at his home. He was

94.

Born in Kansas City in 1908, Mr. Rose graduated from Kansas

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University and was a manager for Bloomingdales in New York for 14

years. He moved to California in 1948. He moved to Laguna Beach in

1960.

Mr. Rose ran as a Democrat for Secretary of State on the ticket

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with Pat Brown and served 10 years as the Los Angeles Democratic

County Commissioner. Mr. Rose was active in the Laguna Beach Chamber

of Commerce, Beautification Committee and supported parks, open

spaces, trees, Village Laguna and the Greenbelt. He was postmaster of

Laguna Beach and Laguna Niguel from 1965 until 1973.

Some will remember him for his slogan “Love Laguna -- Shop

Laguna.”

Mr. Rose is survived by his wife, Roma; his son Donald Jr.; his

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daughter Romita “Skip” Lowe; and four grandchildren, Candy Stevens,

Peter Covington, Victoria Canahan and Donald Rose III.


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