Mary Leuring


Mary Leuring, a long time Malibu resident, died at her home on Oct. 2, days after her 79th birthday.

Leuring was born and raised in New York and moved to Malibu in the early 1970s. She had a number of careers and ultimately retired from Santa Monica College, in Santa Monica.

Leuring is survived by her nieces Kyle Bruckner and Lisa Bruckner of St. John, Virgin Islands; her nephews Joe Bruckner of Florida, and Chris Bruckner; and eight great nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held in the Convent Chapel at Our Lady of Malibu on Oct. 9 at 4 p.m.

In honor of Leuring’s love of animals, the family is suggesting donations to The Humane Society of the United States.