Ann travelled around the world on the QE II twenty three times by herself, to say she was adventurous
is an understatement.
Rickshaw, hot air ballon safari, camel, elephant were all modes of transportation she employed in
her quests. Descriptions of the most unusual occurances in the most exotic places sprinkled her conversation. everyone
knew what a Lion sounded like as they snored during a nap as travellers floated silently overhead. Christmas
cards featured photos in every location during every season, Ann shared her voyages with over 500 friends and relatives in
Brooks, Ann Malcolm (age 87)
Made her transition on April 13, 2004 in Santa Monica, California.
Two sons, William and Robert, 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren survive her. Ann was the widow of John G. Brooks
the founder of Lear Siegler Inc. a Los Angeles based Fortune 500 aerospace conglomerate. She was a trustee of St. John's Hospital
and of USC. Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada, raised in Everett Massachusetts she obtained her RN at St. Elizabeth's
Hospital in Brighton, Mass. She was a pioneer in aviation as one of the first stewardesses for United Airlines. Her love of
travel continued throughout her life exemplified by 27 World Cruises on the QE II, "the princess of the Queen." She worshipped
at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Westwood Village. Memorial services were private and after cremation she was given back
to the sea she loved so much. All your prayers and good wishes can be offered to St. John Hospital on Ann's behalf.