Mount Sinai Memorial Park

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Buried here are multiple artists including:

Cass Elliot

Cass Elliot was a founding member of the “Mamas & the Papas” and was known as Mama Cass. From 1965 to 1968, The Mamas & the Papas had five number one hits, including “Dream a Little Dream of Me” which became Cass’s theme song during her solo career. In 1974, Cass traveled to London to perform at the Palladium, but died of a sudden heart attack towards the end of her tour on July 29th. She was 32 years old.

Hillel Slovak

Hillel Slovak was the original guitarist and founding member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He died of a heroin overdose on June 25, 1988 at the age of 26.

Mike Melvoin

Mike was an acclaimed composer and pianist, best known as a studio musician and as the first active musician to become national president of the Recording Academy. Mike passed on February 22, 2012 at the age of 74 due to the complications of cancer.

Ron Bushy

Ron was a drummer that is most famous for his extended drum solo on In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. Ron was the only member of Iron Butterfly to appear on all six of their studio albums. Ron died on August 29, 2021 at the age of 79 at the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica following a battle with esophageal cancer.

Mel Taylor

Mel Taylor was the drummer for The Ventures from 1962-1996. Mel died of cancer on August 11, 1996 at the age of 62.

Eddie Fisher

Eddie Fisher was one of the most famous and successful singers in the 1950s, selling millions of records and having his own TV show. Eddie died on September 22, 2010 at his home in Berkeley, California, from complications from hip surgery. He was 82 years old.

Mo Ostin

Mo was a record executive and philanthropist who ran major labels including – Verve Records, Reprise Records, Warner Bros. Records and DreamWorks Records in a career spanning five decades. He was 95 years old when he passed. In 2003, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame under the Non-Performer category.

Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin was the original bassist and co-founder of The Electric Prunes. On February 26, 2011, he collapsed while helping out at the Avalon Underwater Clean-Up in Avalon, California. Fire Department medics responded quickly, but he could not be revived and was pronounced dead. He was 62 years old.

Bob Birch

Bob Birch was a session and side player for a variety of artists and is probably best best known for being the bass player the Elton John.

Michael Masser

Michael was a composer known for his many hit songs in the 1970s and 1980s. He first became noticed with the number 1 hit “Touch Me In The Morning” by Diana Ross and “Do You Know Where You’re Going To“, the theme song from the film “Mahogany“, that he co-wrote with Gerry Goffin.

Mount Sinai Memorial Park
5950 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles CA 90068
323 469-6000