Community Mourns Death Of Beverly Hills High School Grad Sam Kolko At Age 24
Posted Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:46 pm
By Laura Coleman
The community is mourning the passing of Samuel Louis Milton Kolko, who died at 24 years of age on Feb. 21.
Born at Cedars-Sinai on Nov. 4, 1994, Kolko grew up in Beverly Hills. He attended Beverly Vista school and went on to graduate from Beverly Hills High School in 2012.
Kolko was active in Beverly Hills Little League and continued to play baseball and football in high school. He climbed through the ranks of scouting from Cub Scout in BH Pack 100 to the top of BH Troop 33, ultimately achieving Eagle Scout. He participated in many community service activities including Beverly Hills Police Explorers. He attended religious school, visited Israel and had his Bar Mitzvah on a rainy Saturday at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
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