Human Relations Commissioner Rhoda J. Sharp Has Passed Away

Beverly Hills Human Relations Commissioner Rhoda J. Sharp passed away on the morning of June 21. Sharp was a 30-year resident who worked tirelessly for Beverly Hills High School, where she created the Regional Occupation Program. She was also involved with Rotary Club of Beverly Hills and other civic endeavors.

“I am devastated that our community lost one of our most beloved treasures, Rhoda Sharp. She was not only a dear friend to me, but anyone lucky enough to be near her felt her kindness, her love and her love of Beverly Hills. She is one of the most beautiful human beings I have ever known and has forever changed me and anyone who knew her,” Mayor Lili Bosse told the Courier.

The Beverly Hills City flag was lowered to half-staff in a tribute to Sharp.

The family welcomes members of the community to join them at the graveside service, which will take place July 24 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles.