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Maurice Solomon, Former Owner of Fromins, Marjans, Remembered

The Legacy of the Deli King, as written by his Grandaughter


Maurice Solomon, former owner of Marjan's Deli and Fromin's Deli, passed away at 81.

My name is Melanie Shaevel, I'm the granddaughter of former Fromin's Deli and Marjan's owner, Maurice Solomon.

I'm broken-hearted to write that my grandfather passed away on Tuesday after battling lung cancer, Parkinson's, and years of body pain. He is known all around Santa Monica and Brentwood as The Deli King, loved by so many.

He could always be found behind the deli counter almost everyday of his life before retiring at age 79. But his license plate continued to read "The Deli King."

My grandpa's life, apart from his kids and grandkids (and great grandchild,) was the deli. Even afte...

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