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Stylist who ‘made people happy’ among Seal Beach victims

October 14, 2011 | 10:25 am

Victoria BuzzoA Laguna Beach woman was among those killed in Wednesday's shooting rampage at a Seal Beach salon.

Victoria Buzzo, 54, died after the shooting inside the Salon Meritage when suspect Scott Dekraai allegedly walked in and started firing. She was a stylist at the salon.

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Family members gathered at the Buzzo's home near the Laguna Woods-Aliso Viejo border declined to comment on Thursday.

Her mother, Ann Li Mandri, told the Orange County Register that Buzzo was a happy, bubbly person.

"She made people happy," Li Mandri said. "Everybody who knew her loved her."

Buzzo had been married to her high school sweetheart, David Buzzo, for more than 30 years, her mother said.

"They were just a happy couple," she told the newspaper. "I can't remember one time that she said she was mad at him, or he said he was mad at her. They had everything in common."


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