Marcel Vercoutere, age 87, of Burbank, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 13 at his home, surrounded by family. He is survived by his lovely wife of 59 years Carolyn, his children Charlotte, Barbara, Jon and Dan as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy, Marcel also had a long and distinguished career in his 35 years in the motion picture industry, as an innovative special-effects artist with several critically acclaimed films and television series to his credit (a longtime member of IATSE local 44). Although retired for many years, Marcel Vercoutere is still to this day respected, revered, appreciated and held in high regard by his colleagues for the major contribution he has made to the film industry.
The angels have delivered him into the hand of God where he rests with his Lord and Savior.