In Memoriam: March 2023

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We honor those who have passed away and recognize their lifelong service to the City of Los Angeles. Their lives mattered to our City and our region.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the following current and Retired City employees who were reported to have passed away.


In Memoriam

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Active (name, dept., years of service)

Chumley, Deana M. Public Works 28
Revilla, Gloria LADWP 14
Gholar, Dwayne E. Rec and Parks 1
Himan, Gary Lao Planning 22
Magat, Michael C. LAPD 18
Triner, Laura L. LAFD 28

Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Abrams, Anthony Public Works 30
Amiel, Chaim V. Gen. Services 20
Balfour, Rosemarie LADWP 30
Barker, Clarence LADWP 30
Berwick, Peggy M. LADWP 10
Brown, Linda N/D N/D
Bridgers, Carl K. Airports 13
Bryant, Walter L. N/D N/D
Chan, Helen LADWP 31
Chapman, Simon G. LADWP 11
Collier, Kenneth M. Rec and Parks 34
Copeland, Kenneth W. N/D N/D
Coutu, Michael L. LADWP 32
Duarte, Joe A. Transportation 19
Dungo, Paciencia Z. LADWP 30
Elliott, Margaret A. LADWP 35
Ellis, Barbara F. LADWP 12
Espinosa, Joseph Bldg. & Safety 12
Forman, Robert E. Transportation 38
Fuqua, Shirlee LADWP 28
Gardner, Joe A. ITA 33
Gillson, Lyn R. Library 38
Gough, Richard B. CAO 12
Hand, Charles LADWP 31
Helms, Richard R. LADWP 27
Hintz, Dorothy N/D N/D
Holsey, James N/D N/D
Huff, Marie Transportation 16
Hummer, Dennis E. LADWP 35
Irwin, Thomas R. LADWP 34
Jackson, Ezell N/D N/D
Jacobs, Barbara S. N/D N/D
Jameson, John H. LADWP 34
Jenkins, Terry D. LAPD 19
Jensen, Sheldon N. N/D N/D
Johnson, Erma J. Library 33
Kasner, Judith K. LADWP 33
Katz, Carole L. Rec and Parks 27
Katz, Moses N/D N/D
Keatley, Syrus L. LADWP 27
Langford, Edwin M. LADWP 36
Lawson, Robert Public Works 32
Longley, Edward D. N/D N/D
Lopez, George LADWP 32
Magaw, David L. LADWP 30
McCullough, Moses Airports 34
McFarland, Glover J. Rec and Parks 12
McWhirter, John W. LADWP 36
McLagan, David A. LADWP 33
Melikian, Lucik M. LADWP 15
Melom, Constance J. Library 10
Monroe, Cheryl LADWP 30
Morales, Andy G. Rec and Parks 37
Morgan, Jimmie E. N/D N/D
Moriwaki, Frances Y. N/D N/D
Nevarez, Luis R. LADWP 38
Nichols, Lewis R. N/D N/D
Okada, Amy N/D N/D
Parra-Sanchez, Ruben Rec and Parks 29
Pepito, Jose Public Works 23
Pugliese, Guy Harbor 24
Rangel, Laurencio P. Rec and Parks 26
Redd, Lloyd E. LADWP 31
Sanchez, Bernard L. LAPD 30
Shahidi, Houshang M. Public Works 22
Shaw, James A. LAPD 20
Simpson, George B. LADWP 28
Simpson, Michael LAPD 33
Sims, James N/D N/D
Smith, Charles N/D N/D
Sprenger, Sharon M. Personnel 21
Stokes, Joe LAPD 30
Sullivan, John M. Public Works 34
Takai, Kenji ITA 41
Tatangelo, John LADWP 33
Thomas, Leon Bldg. & Safety 32
Tow, Ralph H. N/D N/D
Trujillo, Edward Public Works 32
Tsukanov, Igor A. LADWP 36
Tucker, La Verne N/D N/D
Valensi, James E. Harbor 17
Wagner, Louis N. LADWP 41
Warren, Robert L. LADWP 31
Watanabe, Linda M. LAPD 32
Weller, Alan F. LADWP 18
Williams, Walker LADWP 43
Willis, Robert N/D N/D
Wong, Jack G. LADWP 32
Zahn, Patrick M. LADWP 23

N/D = not disclosed