Where those associated with Western films from around the world are laid to rest.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
RIP Ira Marvin
Marvin, Ira January 22, 1929 - September 1, 2012 Ira
Marvin, age 83, died on Saturday, September 1st at UCLA Medical Center in
Westwood CA. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joan DeMarrais Marvin,
brother, Woody Satz, children, Carey Marvin, Greg Marvin, Laura Marvin Smith,
and David Marvin as well as nine grandchildren, Spencer Ward-Marvin, Lois
Ward-Marvin, Sophie Marvin, Johannah Marvin, Katelyn Smith, Tyler Smith,
Matthew Marvin, Nicholas Marvin, and Lucas Marvin. Ira resided in New York and
vacationed on Fire Island for many years before moving to the Los Angeles area.
He was an avid fisherman. Ira had a long and successful career as a
cinematographer and film producer with many productions to his credit including
"Terms of Endearment", "Splash", "Ironclads",
"The Jacksons an American Dream", and "Geronimo" among many
others. He also served as Vice President of the Directors Guild of America.
There will be a service in Marina Del Rey, CA. and a service in the Spring in
Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY..
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.