The “In Memoriam” bit of the Oscars is an important part of remembering those artists involved in motion pictures who are no longer with us. While the segment does not have enough time to remember every individual in Hollywood who was lost over the course of the previous year, this year’s Oscars excluded a well known local actress.
Actress Lupe Ontiveros, who died of liver cancer last week at the age of 69, will be buried in Whittier Friday in services open to the public.
Mexican-American actress Lupe Ontiveros has died at the age of 69. Ontiveros, who was suffering from liver cancer, passed away July 26.