Obituary Notices and Memorials


HUNN, Rhys Rowan Our shining star, burst upon the scene on October 10, 2001. Her indomitable spirit and love of life were apparent from the beginning and did not diminish during her lifetime, even after a diagnosis of leukemia at age 9 and subsequent bone marrow transplant in 2014. Rhys passed on July 29, 2015, at home with her loving family by her side. Rhys' interests were varied; however, her heart was in performing and she loved to be on the stage. When Rhys sang, she was truly radiant. When Rhys danced, her joy was infectious. We are sure that Rhys has assembled a heavenly cast to perform according to her direction because she had been honing her skills as a director for quite some time, as her family can attest. Rhys is survived by her mother, Kathleen Walters; her father, Edward Hunn; her sister, Melissa Hunn; Kathleen's husband, Matthew Walters; Rhys' stepsisters, Katie, Kimmy, and Karen; Edward's fiancĀŽ, Deepak Dhillonn; Rhys' stepsister, Shanti; her nephews, Brayden and James; and her niece, Tori. Rhys is also survived by many loving family members, including her nana, Micheline Padilla, and her grandparents, Steve and Dianne Hunn. Rhys' aunts, uncles, and cousins will cherish memories of her as will countless friends. Her final curtain call will be held at 11 am, on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Halley Olsen Murphy Funeral Home, 44831 N. Cedar Ave., Lancaster, Calif. 93534, (661) 942-1139. Rhys had specific requests about her send-off. We would like to invite attendees to wear attire with themes from Harry Potter, Dr. Who, Manga, or favorite Broadway show. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Rhys' name to the JESSIE REES FOUNDATION at

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