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Bret Haller, founder and curator of Yo! Venice, dies at 45...

By Paul Chavez Venice Dispatch Bret Haller, the co-founder and longtime curator of the popular online community forum Yo! Venice, has died. He was 45. Haller died April 9 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a nearly year-long battle against pancreatic cancer, said his brother Eric in a recent interview. A memorial paddle out has been planned for Tuesday to honor Haller with participants asked to gather at 6 p.m. on Windward Plaza by the skate park. Haller’s death was announced by his family on Yo! Venice and many took to the site to express their condolences and gratitude for the website. Haller went by the user name ‘Bret’ on the website and maintained a degree...

Bret Haller, founder and curator of Yo! Venice, dies at 45
posted on: Apr 27, 2014 | author: venicedispatch

Memorial Paddle Out Planned for Yo! Venice founder Bret Haller...

A memorial paddle out will be held next Tuesday (April 29) in honor of Yo! Venice founder Bret Haller who died earlier this month of cancer . The surfing tribute will begin with a gathering at 6 p.m. at the Bank of Venice bar at 80 Windward Ave., said Bret’s brother Eric Haller on Tuesday. Bret died April 9 in Los Angeles at age 45 after a nearly year-long battle against pancreatic cancer. He was the co-founder and longtime curator of the popular online community forum covering Venice. -Venice Dispatch This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License Check out Venice Dispatch on Facebook, Google+ and also on Twitter. Related posts: Bret Haller, founder...

posted on: Apr 22, 2014 | author: venicedispatch