Forest Lawn Cypress

The men and women are interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress, Orange County, California.
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Karen Carpenter
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Karen Carpenter moved with her family to Downey, California, in 1963. Karen's older brother, Richard Carpenter, decided to put together an instrumental trio with him on the piano, Karen on the drums and their friend Wes Jacobs on the bass and tuba. In a battle of the bands at the Hollywood Bowl in 1966...
“ Plot: Ascension Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Compassion
Original burial site. ” - Syl
Eddie Cochran
Soundtrack, Caddyshack
Eddie Cochran was born as Edward Raymond Cochran on October 3, 1938 in Albert Lea, Minnesota. When Eddie was 14, his parents moved to Bell Gardens, California where he began playing the guitar. In 1954, Eddie joined a local band with songwriter Hank Cochran where Eddie performed as the second vocalist...
Chuck Río
Danny Flores was a talented saxophonist and singer who was also proficient on keyboards; in December 1957, he headed the Flores Trio, consisting also of Gene Alden on drums and Buddy Bruce on guitar; they participated in a recording session at Gold Star Studios in Hollywood for Gene Autry's Challenge Records where Flores's song "Tequila"...
“ Plot: Everlasting Hope, Plot 329, 5 markers down from the steps, first row along the small wall. ” - Syl
Philip Ford
Director, Lassie
“ Plot: Garden of Protection, Lawn 1B, Lot 5190 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Sheltering Trees, Lot 5730, Space 4 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Eternal Peace, Block 4046, Space 1 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Garden of Protection, Lot 2A, Block 8274 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Churchyard, Lot 1839, Space 1 ” - Syl
Ken Maynard
Image is everything in Hollywood. Few stars were ever as disliked within the business but held in such high regard by fans as Ken Maynard. To never have met Maynard was reportedly a blessing. And despite his innumerable personality shortcomings, no other western star of the period had so many opportunities thrown his way...
“ Plot: Churchyard section, Lot 2840, Space 1 ” - Syl
“ Plot: Ascension Gardens ” - Syl
Glenn Quinn
Actor, Roseanne
Quinn was born in Dublin, Ireland, and moved to the United States with his mother and two sisters in 1988. His first role was as a pool shark in the Richard Marx video Satisfied. He later landed a major role in the John Travolta film Shout, where he shared a screen kiss with Gwyneth Paltrow...
Sharon Sheeley
Soundtrack, American Graffiti
Sharon Sheeley holds the distinction of being one of the first and most successful female songwriters to hit the rock'n'roll scene during its burgeoning years in the late 50's. Sharon was born into an Irish family on April 4, 1940 in Los Angeles, California. Sheeley attended Harbor High School in Newport Beach...
“ Cenotaph near Eddie Cochran. ” - Syl
“ Plot: Garden of Protection, Block 7295, space 1 ” - Syl
Sandy West
Self, Edgeplay
Drummer, singer, songwriter and guitarist Sandy West was born as Sandy Pesavento on July 10, 1959 in Long Beach, California and was raised in Huntington Beach. The most athletic of seven sisters, Sandy was an avid surfer and water skier. West began playing the violin as a kid, but soon switched to drums at age nine after her grandfather bought her a drum kit...