Monday, January 22, 2007

Barbara Seranella ... sad news

Barbara Seranella
Born April 30, 1956
Died January 21, 2007

Barbara Seranella, 50, bestselling mystery author and resident of Laguna Beach and PGA West in La Quinta, died peacefully on January 21, 2007, at 4:15 p.m. EST (1:15 p.m. PST) at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband Ron Seranella and her brother Dr. Larry Shore at her side. Barbara, who died of end-stage liver disease while awaiting a liver transplant, leaves behind her husband Ron, brothers Larry Shore of San Francisco and David Shore of Woodacre, parents Nate and Margie Shore of La Quinta, and stepdaughters Carrie Seranella and Shannon Howard.

Private funeral arrangements are being made by the family. A celebration of Barbara’s life is being planned for February; details will be announced later.

For information, please contact Debbie Mitsch, Barbara’s publicist, at, (714) 743-6127.


I will miss her greatly. We were in a critique group together for a while. She was on the show a few times. Here's the podcast of the last show.

And something she published in the Times in December (Thanks, Bill Fitzhugh): Click here.


Victor Infante said...

Wow. i just saw this a moment ago on someone else's blog. She was an amazing woman, and a hell of a writer.

Anonymous said...

I am not familiar with her work. I just read the article form the LA Times. Heartbreaking. Makes you think of all the places you may still go, and the things you may still do,but somehow, for some trivila reason, don't...
May she travel to the most beautiful places, and do the most amazing things, now that she is free...