Tom Bradley

1927-1998

LAPD (21 years). The first African American elected to LA. City Council and Mayor of Los Angeles (1973-1993). Business friendly, he led the transformation of Los Angeles into a “world-class city” with a new skyline and vibrant downtown. In Bradley years, Los Angeles surpassed Chicago to become nation’s second largest city. His crypt is within Sunset Mission Mausoleum , Vault 1086D.

Ella Fitzgerald

1918-1996

Singer/Recording Artist. Referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella. Noted for purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing, intonation and “horn-like” improvisational ability. She in interred within Sunset Mission Mausoleum, second floor in the Sanctuary of the Bells, Crypt 1063.

Betty Grable

1916-1973

Actress. Her success as a G.I favorite pin-up girl during WWII led to a career as a mainstream movie star. She performed in 42 films in the 1930s and 1940s grossing more than $100 million. She is interred within the Mausoleum of the Golden West, Sanctuary of Dawn, Crypt A78

Jamesetta Hawkins, aka Etta James

1938-2012

Award-winning vocalist. Known for the legendary blues song “At Last”. These words are engraved on her memorial tablet, marking her crypt outside the Garden of Chimes.

César Romero

1907-1994

The actor/dancer began his career as the suave Latin lover in a bevy of 1940's "Golden Age" musicals, and portrayed the Cisco Kid in a number of movies for 20th Century Fox. He is probably best known today for his role as 'The Joker' in the TV series "Batman." Within the Mausoleum of the Golden West, you'll find his unique harp-shaped urn displayed in the Alcove of Music, #408.

Ray Charles Robinson, Sr.

1930-2004

Singer, musician, conductor. Legendary entertainer known as Ray Charles. His unique style overcame his blindness to perform favorites like “Georgia On My Mind,” “What’d I Say” and “I Can’t Stop Loving You.” His crypt is located in the Mausoleum of the Golden West, Sanctuary of Eternal Love, Crypt A32.

Sugar Ray Robinson

1921-1989

Welterweight, Middleweight Boxing Champion. Regarded as the greatest boxer of all time. Out of 200 fights, he lost only 19 with 108 knockouts. His performances created “pound for pound” rankings. His grave is located on the south side of the Pinecrest Section.

Edgar Bergen

1903-1978

Edgar John Bergen was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. He is also the father of actress Candice Bergen. He is buried atop a small knoll in the Miramar section, two sections northeast of the lake.