In Memoriam: April 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)

Ary, Todd K. Public Works 14
Calderon, Francisco X. Rec and Parks 17
Gharibi, Gary General Services 4
Johnson, Michael L. LAPD 26
Olivares Suares, Raymond S. Public Works 3
Wilkie, Susana T. Public Works 23

Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Abundo, Reynaldo S. Public Works 30
Amezola, Manuel J. N/D N/D
Ashdown, Edward W. N/D N/D
Bartley, Paul L. LADWP 20
Beckford, Carlton V. Public Works 29
Bermudez, Milagros R. Zoo 8
Briasco, Ezio W. N/D N/D
Brou, Harold T. LADWP 25
Buckley, Rita R. Library 26
Christine, Frank LADWP 59
Curwen, Mary J. City Attorney 29
Crawford, Shirley R. Public Works 25
Davis, Benjamin L. Public Works 34
Denson, Frank W. LADWP 29
Dungo, Jesus D. Finance 10
Dunnings, Rosemary LADWP 32
Edmonds, Almus F. Harbor 28
Fontenot, Louis G. N/D N/D
Freeman, Frank N/D N/D
Garibay, David LADWP 31
Gephart, James R. N/D N/D
Goldstein, Andrew L. Airports 10
Gomez, Luis R. Zoo 21
Gonzales, Tomas Public Works 8
Grant, Phillip W. LADWP 39
Green, George LADWP 33
Greenwood, Nowland E. LADWP 31
Grimes, Raymond E. Public Works 31
Hernandez, Bernardo G. N/D N/D
Herron, David M. LADWP 29
Hudson, Thomas W. Animal Services 28
Jacobo, Louie F. N/D N/D
Juatco, Manuel M. Housing 15
Kamakeeaina, Albert K. LADWP 29
Kovary, Yvette H. N/D N/D
Kunitake, Miyo LADWP 39
Lacour, Tyrone L. Airports 17
Lamia, Vincent R. LADWP 31
Layfield, Ronald L. Public Works 33
Learman, Richard W. LADWP 32
Lloyd, Eleanor R. LADWP 42
Long, Gaylord C. LADWP 30
Luchsinger, Dan LADWP 31
Maiberger, John C. N/D N/D
Malloy, John F. Airports 32
Malone, Le Roy C. LADWP 21
Maston, Thomas W. N/D N/D
O’Byrne, Shirley M. N/D N/D
Olson, William A. N/D N/D
Otake, Jeanne T. Transportation 40
Pacheco, Ramon S. LADWP 34
Poplawski, Virginia M. LADWP 18
Pyeatte, Thomas C. LADWP 31
Reed, Paul L. LADWP 30
Reyes, Amelia Airports 32
Rose, Dorian A. N/D N/D
Skrocki, Stanley J. LADWP 20
Townsend, James R. Building and Safety 14
Vaillancour, Carol LADWP 31
Van Blarcom, Frank P. Public Works 16
Warneck, Susan R. LAPD 35
Weitzman, Gerald LADWP 30
Williams, Jack E. N/D N/D
Willie, Oscar N/D N/D
Yee, Ronald F. LADWP

N/D = not disclosed