ROTHSTEIN, Maurice (c. 1921-1968), drowned while skindiving at Santa Cruz Island on August 4, 1968. He was 47 years old.
In the News~
August 5, 1968 [Redlands Daily Facts]: “Diver drowns off island. Ventura—A 47-year-old Torrance man was drowned Sunday while skindiving off Santa Cruz Island, the coroner's office reported today. A spokesman for the office said Maurice Rothstein of 105 W. 178th St., was swimming off a charter boat with other members of a party from Torrance including his son, Daniel, 20, when he disappeared. Members of the party later found his body on the bottom.”