In Memoriam: May 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)

Bickford, James L. LADWP 5
Chan, Siv M. Gen. Services 18
Choe, George J. LADWP 2
Chung, Jeanie H. Rec and Parks 13
Cowan, Ronald J.M. Bldg. & Safety 14
Edwards, Darryl L. Gen. Services 3
Giacoma, Kristopher B. Public Works 9
Guevara, Steven M. LADWP 4
Medellin, Edward A. Public Works 17
Mendoza, Nelia M. Bldg. & Safety 5
Osteen, Evelyn D. Airports 6
Trujillo, Nichole C. CAO 18
Tweedy, Eric C. Gen. Services 14

Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Acosta, Antonio R. Public Works 26
Adams, Bruce E. Gen. Services 13
Amamoto, Joseph J. N/D N/D
Arevalo, John T. Gen. Services 30
Bajinting, Francis Public Works 32
Baptista, Dorothy E. N/D N/D
Barthelemy, James H. N/D N/D
Becker, James LADWP 20
Benavides, Gloria N/D N/D
Bereza, Michelle A. N/D N/D
Brown, Annola N/D N/D
Brown, Rodney E. Airports 25
Burgess, Julianne F. Library 34
Butow, Russell J. LADWP 45
Chavez, Oscar Convention Center 36
Chin, Jackson N/D N/D
Connolly, Daniel J. Bldg. & Safety 27
Cruz, Cesar U. Gen. Services 26
Coronado, Raymundo LADWP 21
Daniels, Leslie C. N/D N/D
De Wit, Richard J. LADWP 30
Downs, William C. LADWP 36
Diego, Vincent S. Public Works 23
Esparza, Ralph R. Housing 30
Foulks, Raymond L. N/D N/D
Gaines, Louis R. N/D N/D
Garcia, Anthony Public Works 33
Garfalo, Gloria F. N/D N/D
Gentry, La Quita N/D N/D
Gibbons, Jane L. N/D N/D
Giovando, Simona L. LADWP 34
Glascow, Janet Public Works 37
Gracey, Robert W. LADWP 16
Hernandez, Martha LADWP 35
Hernandez, Robert N/D N/D
Higgenbotham, Henry L. Airports 27
Hontiveros, Maria T. LADWP 20
Hu, Amy Hui Mei Public Works 10
Hughes, Joseph M. Public Works 35
Hunter, Joseph L. LADWP 31
Irilian, Moe Public Works 31
Ishibashi, Kenneth K. Rec and Parks 17
Jackson, Charles A. N/D N/D
Jacques, Robert D. N/D N/D
Jeff, William M. Harbor/LADWP 20/18
Jensen, Nancy A. N/D N/D
Johnson, L.E. N/D N/D
Kaplan, Michael Public Works 12
Karasik, Aaron M. N/D N/D
Knox, Matthew Rec and Parks 3
Kolacinski, Mitchell M. LADWP 34
Kolb, John C. Public Works 30
Krikorian, Raffi K. LADWP 40
Lazar, Eloise W. LADWP 22
Lee, Clarence H. LADWP 36
Love, Henry G. Library 32
Lurie, Marilyn M. N/D N/D
Malinowitz, Fabian LADWP 49
Manzella, Virginia M. Library 11
Marmol, Romeo E. Finance 23
Meza. Timothy M. Rec and Parks 36
Morales, Angel F. Rec and Parks 35
Morales, Ricardo A. N/D N/D
Moran, Robert D. Transportation 34
Munoz, Roy LADWP 34
Munz, Paul E. Public Works 39
Nagy, Frank LADWP 33
Neuton, Laurence A. Library 33
Nichols, Willie J. N/D N/D
Ogles, Willie M. LADWP 38
Olson, Christopher L. Transportation 36
Platte, Joyce A. N/D N/D
Renfrow, Maria D. LADWP 20
Renna, Philip LADWP 27
Renty, Coleman N/D N/D
Rogers, Fanch N/D N/D
Russell, Ida F. LADWP 32
Sales, Antonio S. Public Works 26
Sales, Donald H. LADWP 41
Sebits, Christine L. N/D N/D
Smith, Bobby L. LADWP 35
Sorrentino, Robert F. N/D N/D
Sumlin, J.B. N/D N/D
Sutton, Sterling Public Works 38
Tang, Maureen K. LAFD 23
Tramm, Bruce K. LADWP 31
Uyeno, Matsuko LADWP 18
Valdejueza, Nicanor J. Public Works 31
Williams, Jewel LADWP 35
Wilson, Roosevelt N/D N/D
Wright, Louis M. Public Works 28

N/D = not disclosed