Saul Pick, a Holocaust survivor who developed the Cinerama Dome and built the first high-rise hotel on Sunset Boulevard, died of pneumonia on May 8. He was 85.
Son Mark Pick, a managing partner of Sunset-Gower Studios, remembers a man of conviction with a generous and passionate heart.
"What was most remarkable about my dad," he told The Journal, "is that, despite the unspeakable evil that he witnessed in the Holocaust and the suffering he endured, he had a true capacity not only to love, but to express that love openly. He valued life and his family, his friends and his community.