Louis E. Walencewicz

Prod'n finance director

Louis E. Walencewicz, a production finances director who worked most recently with ABC Pictures and Rysher Entertainment, died June 13 in Los Angeles of lymphoma. He was 44.

A native of Detroit, Walencewicz graduated from Michigan State in 1979. He moved to California shortly after and began his career as a freelance production accountant for several studios.

He went on to serve as director of production finance for ABC Pictures, where he remained until the late 1990s. He held the same position at Rysher Entertainment until his death.

He is survived by his mother, five siblings, two nieces and one nephew.

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