Harold C. Fischer
There are some moments in all of our lives that will change us. It can be a small moment or a catastrophic change for a lifetime. That moment happened November 24,2014 when my wonderful husband, my best friend and a special father passed away. Hal (Harold C.) Fischer was this extraordinary man. Hal passed away unexpectedly that Monday morning.
Hal was one of those people who had the gift to live their life to it’s fullest. He may not have been on safari in Africa or visiting Hong Kong but each day was his “Saturday” and as he said “I am lucky to be able to do those things I want to do and do them when I want.” He rarely looked to the past because the future was there right in front of him with so much to do. He loved his family, he loved his boats and being able to wear shorts 355 days each year.
He had an outstanding career following his Father’s footsteps into the banking world. He knew the world of taxes (could practice in-front of the IRS!), wills and trusts and then his favorite area investment banking. Even after he retired he would receive telephone calls from trust bankers and lawyers for advise. His family and personal clients depended on him to have the answers and advise them on any problem, personal, business, financial, and taxes. He also had the gift of being able to fix most anything from engines to dishwashers, laying granite tile and putting together bicycles and broken toys.
As his daughter said, “he knew everything — of course he did. He was my Dad.” How we will all miss him.
Hal is survived by his best friend and wife, Nancy Jean, Dorothy Pittman, his sister and his much loved daughters: Cheryl Fischer Capone, Kristin Vincent Callegari and Amy Fischer Fernstrom. Also his eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased in death by his son, Harold L. Fischer.
He will be laid to rest next to his Mom and Dad in a graveside service to be held December 12, 2014 at 2:00p.m. The service to take place at Inglewood Park Cemetery, 3801 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, California 90305. The telephone number is 310-412-6500 if you wish to contact them with any questions.