Sheila Rose ’69 of Beverly Hills passed away Aug. 9 at the age of 71.
Born to George and Syde Leventhal in Los Angeles, Rose attended Hamilton High School and earned her B.A. degree at UCLA in sociology. She had a successful career in real estate that spanned over four decades, serving clients throughout Los Angeles who became lifelong friends.
Along with her real estate career, Rose was passionate about her philanthropic work. She served as president of The Los Angeles Jewish Home, was an active member of Bruin Professionals at UCLA, hosted “Dinner with 12 Strangers,” another UCLA Alumni program, and was a major donor to City of Hope.
Rose is survived by her son, Steven Davis; her sister, Dr. Marcia Leventhal, M.A. ’65; her niece and nephew, Robin and Ross Leventhal; and her partner, Dr. Stuart Needleman.