James Brooker Pollock – Obituary

James Brooker Pollock

James Brooker Pollock passed away on May 25, 2020 at his home in La Cañada, California following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Jim was born in Glendale, California on July 17, 1941 to Reu and Elsie Pollock. He was the third of three boys, little brother to Tom and Ted. After graduating from Glendale High in 1959 he earned both his BA (accounting) and his JD from UCLA.
Jim and Carri (Andersen) were married in November 1973, beginning a loving partnership of nearly half a century. After honeymooning in Carmel, they lived together in Santa Monica for a few years before moving to North Hollywood and starting a family. In 1977 their daughter Dana was born, and two years later they welcomed their son Darren. In 1986 the family moved to La Cañada, to the home where Jim would live out his years. Despite growing limitations from his Parkinson’s through his final decade, “Papa Jim” relished time spent with his four grandchildren.
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