Phillip Charles Lancer

Passed away on July 7, 2019

Phillip Charles Lancer November 20, 1940 - July 7, 2019

Phillip Charles Lancer was born in Odessa, Russia on November 20, 1940 to Michael and Sara Lancer and died on July 7, 2019 at the age of 78 in Irvine, CA. The first in his family to graduate from college, he completed an undergraduate degree from Hartford University in Hartford, CT, and advanced degrees from Bentley University’s Accounting School in Boston, MA, and the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, MI. Phillip Lancer was an accomplished attorney in Los Angeles, California as a public defender, entertainment lawyer and counsel for Hugh Hefner, and as a jury trial lawyer. Devoted father, husband and grandfather, Phillip Lancer is survived by his wife, two sons, grandchildren, brother and sister.

Funeral services to honor and celebrate the life of Phillip C. Lancer will take place Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Groman Eden Chapel at Eden Memorial Park, located at 11500 Sepulveda Boulevard, Mission Hills, California 91345.In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Phillip Lancer can be made to Wounded Warriors, ASPCA Guardian, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Western Center on Law and Poverty.


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