February 1, 1954 - December 7, 2019
Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel
5950 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, California 90068
Brent Edward Vallens was born in Los Angeles, California on February 1st, 1954 to Myrna and Jerry Vallens. Brent is survived by his wife Carol Vallens, his sons Jacob Vallens and Benjamin Vallens, his sister Nancy Vallens and his favorite niece Amanda Schramling. Brent graduated from Grant High School in 1972, then attended CSUN for his undergraduate degree in Political Science in 1977. Brent then attended law school at Southwestern University Law School, graduating in 1980. Brent built a very successful and multi-faceted law practice, specializing in tax law, estate planning, and real estate over the course of almost 40 years. He also volunteered with various non-profits and served as a Judge Pro Tem and a Special Master. Brent also enjoyed playing various video games, traveling, skeet shooting, hunting and fishing. He passed away peacefully on December 7th, 2019 after a fast and aggressive battle with brain cancer.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made to the CSUN Foundation, attn: “Brent Edward Vallens Semester in Government Service Award Endowment.” CSUN Foundation, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA. 91330. Online: givenow.csun.edu
Under “Special Instructions,” write “Brent Vallens”
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