Carla I. Carpentier, who was born in California on Oct. 23, 1957, and grew up on the hills above La Costa Beach, died on Sept. 19.
She was the daughter of Posey and Chuck Carpentier (both deceased), who were longtime Malibu residents. Carla moved to San Francisco and earned a master’s degree in music. She taught music for more than 25 years.
She is survived by her brother, Nelson Carpentier, and her nephew, Luke Carpentier.