Barbara Kristal of Rancho Mirage, Cal. passed away on November 5th, 2017 of a long illness. She was born on May 12th, 1945 to Eli and Mildred Kristal in Miami Beach, FL. Barbara graduated law school from the University of San Diego in 1983 and was a lawyer in Palm Desert, Cal. for 33 years and a member of American Bar Association. She is survived by her two sons, David Schwartz (Erica); Jonathan R. Schwartz (Willow); grandchildren, Brian Schwartz and Alexis Schwartz; sister, Susan E. Pyatt. Pre-deceased by Mildred Kristal, Eli Kristal and her sister Linda G. Bryant. Funeral service was held at 9:00 am, November 8, 2017 at Forest Lawn, Cathedral City, Cal. In lieu of Flowers, the family has requested donations be made to The American Cancer Society.