Laurane “LaLa” Sheehan, a longtime corporate leisure publicist and gatherings planner, died Nov. 11 of a unexpected heart assault.
Sheehan was a senior accounts supervisor at Maggie Begley Communications for 30 many years, where by she labored with clientele like LAIKA, Locksmith Animation, the Gotham Group, the Oneida Indian Country, Vista Group, Movio, Cinedigm, Anheuser-Busch, children’s author Tony DiTerlizzi and Benenson Productions.
She served market movies which includes “Kubo and the Two Strings,” “Missing Website link,” “Coraline,” “The Invisible War,” “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” and “Beasts of No Country.”
Her longtime buddy and colleague Maggie Begley claimed, “What a pleasure it is to operate with your very best close friend. We laughed with abandon every single single day. I imagined that variety of laughter was the ticket to a extensive life…but the universe had other options for our attractive and talented Laurane. She’s with her dad and mom now, her beloved Elvyra and Roy…and most most likely will although away eternity playing unlimited video games of Scrabble. She beloved getting aspect of the film field, delighted in the artistry of our customers and was a shining light-weight and spirit to all she encountered. Rest in peace my mate.”
Setting up out as a phase, tv and commercials actress, Sheehan arrived in Los Angeles in 1983 in a touring creation of “Woman of the 12 months,” starring Lauren Bacall.
She turned the 1st government director of the Music Video clip Producers Affiliation and the executive producer of the organization’s initial MVPA Awards, bringing international consciousness to the songs video clip marketplace in its infancy.
Her other publicity stints provided Mahoney/Wasserman and PMK/HBH. She was nicely-recognised for the splashy activities she made for consumers aboard mega-yachts during the Cannes Movie Festival.
Born in Maryland, she graduated Catholic College in Washington, D.C. and was a baton twirling winner in her youth.
She is survived by her brother Paul Sheehan, his spouse Nancy and their son Christopher Sheehan her sister Maureen Glovins and her young children Kevin and Brian Glovins, Stephanie Nover and Shannon Belli her sister-in-law Lisa Sheehan and her sons Vincent Sheehan and Robert “Robby” Sheehan, Jr. and his wife, Erin.
A are living and streamed memorial provider will be held Friday, Dec. 3 at 1:30 p.m. PT at St. Mark Catholic Church, 940 Coeur d’Alene Avenue, Venice, Calif.
Donations could be designed to the American Heart Association.