Michael Sinclair Doorbar, the longtime owner-operator of Del Rey Carpet Cleaning in Venice, has died. He was 78.
Since 1972, Doorbar had operated Del Rey Carpet Cleaning, which serves areas including Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, Venice, Westchester, Redondo Beach and Beverly Hills.
The business offers services such as cleaning carpets of townhomes, condominiums, yachts, airplanes and private buses. Customers include generations of families in the local area, said Doorbar’s wife, Linda.
The company was an early advertiser in The Argonaut.
Linda Doorbar said her husband loved his work.
In addition to his wife, Doorbar is survived by his daughters Michele and Kimberly; sons Michael, David, Timothy and Steven; eight grandchildren and many other family and friends.

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