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“I'm so sorry to hear of Edward's passing. I just read about it yesterday. Edward was a caring kind man. He was always ready to help me in the...Read More »
1 of 40 | Posted by: Diana Law - Long Beach, CA

“Edward, we were only a few months apart in age, so I've always felt a close connection to you. I'm so sorry that time and distance has separated us....Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: Carolyn Mealy - Russellville, AR

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine not seeing Ed at the checkout counter any more ”
3 of 40 | Posted by: Linda Boag - Long Beach, CA

“I did not know Ed well, but he was always a kind gentleman on the occasions that I saw him. He loved cinema and I thought he had a wonderful...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Persephone Quinney - San Pedro, CA

“Was so sorry to see you go, Ed. I always enjoyed seeing you after my retirement. ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Robert Bellinger - Long Beach, CA

“I've known Ed for several years, working side by side with him and enjoying the small chats in between the times we helped others in the library. ...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: Christopher Acosta - Long Beach, CA

“Edward...you and I will always have our favorites in music, adventures in eateries and Disneyland. Ill mis you, my brother, my friend. ”
7 of 40 | Posted by: Angel Abanilla - Long Beach, CA

“I think I've worked in Ed at the Main Library and most (if not all) of the branches. He really was so amiable and willing to do whatever was...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Leanne Hayes - Long Beach, CA

“Last time I saw Ed, he was happy, looking forward for new changes in his professional career. Thats why his sudden passing seems surreal. Indeed, Ed...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: Elza Gousseva - Anaheim, CA

“My husband Greg, Mother-in-Law Pat, and I all knew Ed very well. I cannot imagine the Library without him. I cannot believe I will not see him again....Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Charlotte Blaire-Reynolds - CA

“Ed was kind, courteous, and thoughtful - a perfect fit for the LBPL family. While we only worked together a handful of times, I also remember his...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: James Harvey - Long Beach, CA

“My fondest memory of Ed is from about ten years ago when we were working at Main Library. A man entered the library and informed me that he needed...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: David Walker - Long Beach, CA

“Ed was such a genuinely sweet and gentle soul. I loved his wit, humor and genuine kindness that he showed everyone he came across. My heart is so...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Janice Cantu - Long Beach, CA

“May God bless the Mascarenas family in this time of sorrow. ”
14 of 40 | Posted by: Dennis Dark - Garden Grove, CA

“I look back with much affection on my days spent working with Ed at the library. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Take care. ”
15 of 40 | Posted by: Katherine Miller - Coto de Caa, CA

“I remember Ed from the early days when he first started working at the library. He was always kind, helpful and an all-around good guy. He will...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: Suzanne McMillan - Qualicum Beach, BC

“Eddie...I ask myself if I was a good brother to you. I hope I was, and pray that you watch over me and protect me now. I miss you and I hope to see...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: John Mascarenas - Long Beach, CA

“I worked at the LBPL with Ed in the 90s and Ed was always a patient and humorous guy in his own unique way. I am utterly shocked at his passing. I...Read More »
18 of 40 | Posted by: Rick Ewing - Long Beach, CA

“Much deep condolences to Ed's family. To Ed: I'm so sorry, it shouldn't have been like this. If you believe in an After, I'm sure you'll have...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Kimberly Glapion - Downey, CA

“I've known Edward for for about twenty three years he was a kind gentle man. Who loved his movies and music he will never be forgotten also had a...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: David Pickett - Crossville, TN

“I remember Ed since the day he started at the library. He gladly took on anything assigned to him and when finished he asked for more work. He was...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Claudine Burnett - CA - coworker

“My condolences on your loss. Ed was truly a good guy, and we had many interesting conversations when I was working and after I retired. He will be...Read More »
22 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Ed was such an important part of our library. He helped thousands of people over the years with kindness and patience. I enjoyed working with him.He...Read More »
23 of 40 | Posted by: Brandyce Howard - Long Beach, CA

Our gentle, kind darling.  Our personal guardian angel!=J  Luv u, your family from NM.d “Our gentle, kind darling. We now have a personal angel.❤ ”
24 of 40 | Posted by: Gene, Pat, Aaron & Wesley Sacoman - NM

“Edward was a good man and the library was a great place for him to be. He was kind and friendly to me when I started working and was always willing...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Kyle Smith - Long Beach, CA

“Ed, one of the coolest and quick witted people I ever met. It was never work, working next to him at Main. It was always fun and it made our time go...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: Marco Zaragoza - Whittier, CA

“I will truly miss seeing Ed around the library. I have known him since he started there. He was always willing to do whatever was needed, go to...Read More »
27 of 40 | Posted by: Kim Russell - Long Beach, CA

“I will treasure the wonderful years I had the pleasure of working with Ed and the countless conversations we had about any and everything. It was...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Deborah Johnson - Buena Park, CA

“Edward, I hardly knew you but I remember the first time I met you. You were about three years old and very proud because you were taller the the...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Ernesto Lopez - Rockaway Park, NY

“Outstanding employee and a great guy to talk to. He was patient, caring, curious and loved his eclectic music. He had a great laugh. He will be...Read More »
30 of 40 | Posted by: Elizabeth rogers - Tustin, CA

“Ed was friendly and kind, and he will be sorely missed. The world was a better place with him in it. ”
31 of 40 | Posted by: Susan Bergman - Coarsegold, CA

“You were a good guy in highschool, and from the comments you continued on that way throughout your life. Rest in peace. ”
32 of 40 | Posted by: Noah Bruton - Long Beach, CA

“Dear Ed...thank you so much for being such a wonderful colleague at the library. We could always rely on you. You will be missed more than you...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: susan taylor - Long Beach

“I will miss Ed's unfailing courtesy, gentle kindness, and welcoming smile. May his family find peace. ”
34 of 40 | Posted by: Chris Burcham - Long Beach, CA

“Oh Ed, I always loved seeing the semi-shocked look on your face at my ridiculousness. Surprising you and making you laugh always brought me joy. ...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: Cassandra Sargent - Long Beach, CA

“I want to believe you are in your happy place. I will always remember you. ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: Margo Lane - Kualapuu, HI

“Ed I'll never forget your laugh or the help you have me. I want you to know that I'll remember you fondly always. Enjoy your peace. ”
37 of 40 | Posted by: Carl Phillips - Long Beach, CA

“Miss you very much Ed! I know from up above, you will make sure no one will do no harm to me! We will see you soon buddy❤❤❤ ”
38 of 40 | Posted by: Gloria Ortiz - Long beach, CA

“Edward...we miss you so much. We will always miss you. You were such a great son. You will forever be in our hearts. You are in Gods hands now. ...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Mom and Dad - Long Beach, CA

“I can't imagine the world without your presence. Rest in peace, Dear Ed. You will be sorely missed. ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: Pepper Tasker - San Pedro, CA


Edward Lee Mascarenas, 46, born on July 3, 1971, in Harbor City, California, passed away February 3, 2018. He resided in Long Beach, California at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Long Beach, California.