Sarah Bortz (December 29, 1941 – November 10, 1995) is a character in Zachary, Grace and Lexia. She is voiced by Ellen DeGeneres along with her friend, Shea (July 12, 1942 – July 17, 2002).
Sarah Bortz


Personal details

Born: December 29, 1941

Glendale, California

Died: November 10, 1995 (age 53)

Glendale, California

Cause of death: Heart attack

Resting Place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Glendale, California

Death of ColinEdit

On August 29, 1995, Sarah's roommate Colin was diagnosed with lung cancer and died thirteen days later on September 11 at the age of 53.

Death, funeral and cremation/burialEdit


On October 29, 1995, Sarah suffered a heart attack and died twelve days later on November 10 at the age of 53, the same age as Colin.


On November 19, 1995, her funeral was held at Wee Kirk O' The Heather Church in Glendale, California.


Sarah was cremated and her ashes were interred in the Columbarium of Memory in the Hall of Memory in the Evergreen Terrace section of the Great Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.


Colin and Sarah's niches are at the very end of the Columbarium of Memory. They are on the left wall and Sarah's niche reads: