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L'Wren Scott Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

March 26, 2014 (2:41 am) GMT
Scott's longtime boyfriend Mick Jagger as well as some close friends and family members pay respects to the late fashion designer who passed away last week.

A private funeral for L'Wren Scott has been held in Los Angeles. A spokesperson for Scott's longtime boyfriend said in a statement that the member of as well as Scott's close friends and family members attended the funeral which took place at the Hollywood Forever Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 25.

"The service with blessings and prayers ... included memories and words of tribute from Mick Jagger, her brother Randy Bambrough, Justinian Kfoury, Ira M. Hammons-Glass and Adam Glassman," read the statement. The ceremony was led by the Rev. Ed Bacon of All Saints Church in Pasadena.

Jagger's daughters, Karis and Jade, and grandchildren read Psalms, Shakespeare and poetry during the ceremony. Singer Bernard Fowler, who is a longtime backing singer for The Rolling Stones, sang "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" with Dave Stewart accompanying on guitar. The spokesperson Fran Curtis said that Scott was cremated in accordance to her wishes.

Scott was found dead by her assistant at her Manhattan apartment on Monday, March 17. New York City's medical examiner's office later ruled that the famed designer, whose fans include , , , Michelle Obama and , died of suicide by hanging. Her boyfriend's band postponed their seven-date tour in Australia and New Zealand following the news.

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