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Obituaries: Jim Painter

by BAR staff

Jim Painter
Jim Painter  

April 16, 1943 — February 5, 2022
Jim Painter passed away peacefully on February 5, 2022, at his home in Palm Springs. Jim was born on April 16, 1943 in Warren, Ohio. He graduated from Youngstown University with a bachelor's degree in public accounting and a master's degree in management from Wayne State University.

He worked in the defense industry for many years and retired from Lockheed Martin.

Jim spent many years living part-time in San Francisco and part-time in Palm Springs, and had many friends in both cities. He is survived by his cousin Rodica in Ohio and her daughter, Alina, in Los Angeles. Jim was always a man of good cheer and especially enjoyed Broadway musicals, the Motown sounds, and good sushi. He will be sorely missed but always remembered by his friends and family.


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