James Coolidge Mears

James Coolidge Mears (November 15, 2012)

Mears, James Coolidge
August 19, 1938 - November 11, 2012
Jim passed away peacefully Sunday night at his Newport Beach home surrounded by his family.   Loving husband of Sue; they were married for 50 years.  Father of Jim and Kathleen - husband Kelly Kayl.  Papa to Ashley and Cameron.   Close friend and inspiration to the many who knew him.   Jim was born August 19, 1938 in Glendale, CA where he grew up and made many close friends.  Moved to Newport Beach in 1971 where he raised his family and pursued his career in real estate   with Cal Fed and his own development company.   His passions and interests included spending time with his family, tennis, traveling the far reaches of the world with his family and friends, and enjoying hiking and fishing at his home in Mammoth Lakes.    Jim will be missed dearly by all who knew him.  In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations are made to Hoag Hospital Foundation / Cancer Research, Helping Hands/Our Lady Queen of Angels, S.P.I.N or a charity of your choice.   Services will be held at Our Lady of Queen of Angels (2100 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660) at 10:00 am on November 16, 2012.