Longtime Santa Monica resident Brian Liptrot has died. He was 57.

Liptrot died Monday, October 1st, after battling lung cancer.

He was an active supporter of the arts and worked for many years in the local arts community, his family said.

Liptrot was also a builder and contractor.

He is survived by his wife Helen, daughter Sara, brother John, sister June, and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Liptrot is scheduled at his Santa Monica home at 651 Navy St. in Santa Monica at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 27th.