(87) Of Glendale and Laguna Beach. Herb was born November 13, 1924 in Evanston IL, and died January 19, 2012 at his home in Laguna Beach after a short illness. While living in Chicago, he met his adored wife, Nancy, on a blind date. They married in 1951, and soon moved west, settling first in Eagle Rock, and then in 1962 in Glendale. Herb and Nancy were married for almost 50 years until her death in 2000. They had one daughter, Carolyn. Together, Herb and Nancy traveled extensively, scuba diving in the Indian Ocean and the Great Barrier Reef, and journeying to Papua New Guinea, Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and many other exotic places.
Herb graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. While at Northwestern, he worked as a lighting designer for their theatre program, illuminating Cloris Leachman, Paul Lynde and Patricia Neal who were theatre students at the time.