- Carolyn Beug
Carolyn Ann Mayer-Beug (1953–
September 11 2001) was a filmmaker and video producer from Santa Monica, California.
She was killed at the age of 48 in the crash of
American Airlines Flight 11in the September 11, 2001 attacks. She won an award for the Van Halen music videoto their song "Right Now," which she produced. At the time of her death, Carolyn Beug was working on a children's book about Noah's Arkwhich was to be told from Noah's wife's point of view. On the plane with her was her mother, Mary Alice Wahlstrom. Beug was survived by her twin eighteen-year-old daughters Lauren and Lindsey Mayer-Beug, her 13-year-old son, Nicky, and her husband, John Beug, a senior vice president in charge of filmed production for Warner Brothers' record division. She was returning home from taking her daughters to college at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Beug also directed two
Dwight Yoakumvideos "Ain't That Lonely Yet" (which was filmed in Los Angeles, Californiathe day of the 1993 World Trade Centerbombings) and "Thousand Miles from Nowhere."
She lived in a
Tudor-stylehome in the North 25th Street neighborhood. She hosted an annual backyard barbecue for the Santa Monica High Schoolgirls track team, which her daughters captained. Carolyn was a Latter-day Saint.
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2023126/ Internet Movie Database profile]
* [http://www.vhnd.com/articles/010913-01.shtml Van Halen News Desk article]
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