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“Thinking of John, and remembering the friendship he shared with my mother, Blanche. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie Langlois - Simi Valley, CA

“I wrote to John many years ago when I thought we shared a very rae surname! He wrote back and said nice things about my young family and enclosed a...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Drummond C Mansbridge Glasgow UK

“To Johns Family and friends, having just learned of his passing yesterday, I would like to extend a heart felt condolence from all of us in the world...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Amy McAdams - Ennis, TX

“In 1979, I had just graduated from college with an absolutely useless degree in 'technical theatre' (what was I thinking?). While in college, my...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Christy Olson Edwards - CA

“Mark, we are sorry for your loss. Your father was a great example of the term gentleman. My husband and I had the pleasure of meeting of your father...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Becky Ridenhour-Schuster - FL

“My mother, Blanche Teller, was a Production Secretary in the Art Department at the Studio. She was John's secretary and friend for many years even...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie Langlois - Simi Valley, CA

“My mother, Blanche Teller, was John's secretary and friend for many years. She loved working for Walt Disney Productions and especially enjoyed...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Stephanie Langlois - Simi Valley, CA

“When I moved to California in 1977, John and Colleen opened their home to me and I lived with them for a number of months in Thousand Oaks. Colleen...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Dan Perrett - Glendale, CA

“Such a well lived life by such a lovely man. Rest in Peace John. Chris, Tracy, and Annie Ford ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Tracy Ford - Visalia, CA

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you Mark and Tim in you loss of your loved one. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Bruce, Margaret, Joshua and Jason Dent - LA

“So many memories..... the house with the vaulted ceilings and tons of pictures hanging from them, Dodgers baseball and attending the games and...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Tiffany Mansbridge Roberts - TX

“John will be missed, a good friend and a great gentleman, a life well lived. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Donald Halls - La Quinta, CA

“The first time I met John and Colleen was Sept. 2, 1977, Labor Day weekend. It was my first time ever in California to visit. Colleen picked me up...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Doris Dent - Colleyville, TX

“Uncle John, although we didn't see you often, please know your family in New Orleans never stopped thinking about you. Your amazing talent and...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: stacey hand serro - gretna, LA

“I was John and Colleen nurse for Dr. Benson for 15 years. He was the most wonderful man and always a wonderful positive attitude in all phases of...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Melissa Perram - Palm desert, CA

“My name is Garcia Guerrero and I worked at the Golden Oak Ranch (Disney) under John from 1963 until he retired. He was a great man and a wonderful...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Garcia Guerrero

“John Mansbridge is my uncle. He is the kindest, most loving man I have ever known. He was generous by nature and of heart. He was my heart and will...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Gerri Scuderi - La Place, LA

“John Mansbridge was my boss here at Disney Studios in Burbank starting in 1981 through 1985. He was a genuinely kind man and a great man to work for...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Dean P. Escen - Glendale, CA


John B. Mansbridge, 98 of La Quinta, Calif., passed away January 11, 2016. He was born March 20, 1917 to Jack Mansbridge and Wanda Anderson in Geddes, South Dakota. He married Colleen Cuccia in Sherman Oaks Calif. John enjoyed a successful career of 55 years working in the Motion Pictures Industry with Disney Studios. He served in the Army from 1945 to 1946. John is survived by his son Mark W. Mansbridge, step-sons Bruce A. and Timothy F. Dent. He was preceded in death by his daughter Robin Garver and spouse Colleen Mansbridge. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. The Palms at La Quita 45190 Seeley Drive La Quinta, CA 92253 (760) 345-0022.