[CA] Beneficiary Successors?

My Aunt passed away recently. We discovered a life insurance policy naming my Uncle as the sole beneficiary. However he passed away in 2015. No successor beneficiaries were named in my Aunt’s policy. Absent of any named successor beneficiaries in the policy would the successor beneficiary be my uncles wife or the uncles surviving children? My Aunt had a trust and the trustee of the trust is distributing the assets as per the trust but the life insurance policy was not an asset in the trust. The uncle’s children are all adult children (not minors). This is in California.

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