Bruce Fessier was a Desert Sun reporter, editor and columnist for more than 40 years. He’s now doing freelance stories, research and multi-media projects for a variety of producers and nonprofit organizations. You can reach him at [email protected]
From philanthropists and entertainers to local characters, the desert has been blessed to be home to many who left an indelible mark on our community. Join us in looking back at a few we lost this past year.
Palm Springs and the surrounding desert cities are well-known for celebrities and others who have left their mark both locally and internationally. Bruce Fessier has an encyclopedic knowledge of them all. Here he shares memories of some we lost in 2021.