Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, California
Pamela Courson, December 22, 1946–April 25, 1974
Pamela Susan Courson was born in Weed, California. She died on April 25, 1974 from a drug overdose in Los Angeles.
Like Jim, she was also 27 years old at the time of her death. She is buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, California. Pamela was Jim’s longtime girlfriend and was in Paris with him when he died.
Leo Fender (1909–1991), inventor of the first electric guitar, the Fender Broadcaster, is also buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park.
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