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Laurie Anne McLellan

Laurie McLellan, 63, a long time resident of Manhattan Beach, passed away on February 16th in Los Angeles after a very courageous and private fight with cancer.

Laurie was born on August 19th, 1954 in Chicago. She went to school at San Diego State University where she met her husband Don McLellan, who survives her. They were married on March 11th, 1977 in Las Vegas and remained madly in love for 40 years. Laurie is also survived by her loving sons Donald (Krista), Matthew (Lily), Andrew, and Gregory as well as her granddaughter Eleanor. She was a dedicated mother and wife, thoroughly involved in her sons' activities as they grew, including marching band at Mira Costa High School, Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts. All four of her sons are Eagle Scouts.

Laurie spent over 25 years instructing at Grand View Elementary School in Manhattan Beach. She was passionate about her arts and crafts hobbies. She was a nationally known needlepointer and cross stitcher, and she also enjoyed knitting, quilting, sewing, and doll making. Laurie was a prominent member of many local chapters of The Embroiderers' Guild of America and the American Needlepoint Guild. Laurie was known and cherished for her baking and cooking skills.

For information about the celebration of life service and other details please visit www.lauriemclellan.com.
Published in The Beach Reporter on Feb. 28, 2018
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