Lifes Moments: In Memoriam October 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)

Barraza, Eleanor Transportation 12
Engle, Rene Z. Transportation 17
Loretto, Calvin A. LADWP 33
Nichols, Claude A. Airports 11
Sanchez, Estela General Services 3
Tucker, Larry D. General Services 7
Wood, Patricia Public Works 22

Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Alaniz, Filiberto S. Rec and Parks 31
Alvarez, Ronald S. General Services 28
Balba, Ernesto F. LADWP 18
Blumstein, Ann F. Library 37
Capozza, Richard F. LADWP 15
Carey, John M. City Clerk 37
Carpenter, John E. Building and Safety 17
Chavez, Charlie J. LAPD 30
Clemens, Marsha J. N/D N/D
Croft, Richard L. LADWP 22
Dahle, Alan G. City Attorney 36
Elioff, Dick P. N/D N/D
Fernandez, Erlinda G. Library 16
Figueroa, Simon S. N/D N/D
Galyon, John A. Public Works 29
Garibaldi, Lionel P. Public Works 31
German, Alfred Rec and Parks 22
Hall, Harold C. LADWP 27
Hatcher, Thomas Public Works 31
Harper, Gary A. Transportation 34
Hsu, James S. General Services 28
Huffmon, Beverly LADWP 31
Iwamoto, Stanley G. LADWP 38
Jackson, Robert D. LADWP 27
Jefferson, David H. N/D N/D
Jennings, James W. LADWP 30
Joh, Paul B. Public Works 33
Kroner, William L. N/D N/D
Lezaja, Zdenka Harbor 25
Mace, Leonard W. Harbor 36
Miller, James E. Finance 12
Mitchell, Theodore R. Transportation 46
Mulloy, Francis Public Works 12
Pardo, Pascual B. LADWP 9
Patterson, Richard N/D N/D
Payton, Patricia O. LADWP 33
Perez, Carol F. City Attorney 10
Picott, Robert J. N/D N/D
Potter, Shirley A. N/D N/D
Rahman, Mushtaqur LADWP 25
Ramsey, Linda L. Library 31
Redulfin, Gualberto B. Controller 23
Rivera, Felix R. General Services 19
Rodriguez, Edward E. N/D N/D
Rohman, Jacqueline N/D N/D
Sakado, Mitchell M. LADWP 3
Sever, Eileen D. N/D N/D
Shaw, Gary R. Airports 19
Smith, Roger A. LADWP 29
Spann, Billy G. N/D N/D
Strehl, Daniel J. Library 30
Sutlovich, Dennis R. Building & Safety 35
Tabb, Edith G. Library 5
Tafoya, Arthur N/D N/D
Taylor, Ronnie E. LADWP 21
Ungerman, Edward L. LADWP 26
Walker, Rose General Services 37
Wheeler, Ronald L. LADWP 13
Whitton, Ramona LADWP 31
Williams, Donald G. N/D N/D
Williams, Leon R. N/D N/D
Williams, Romeo N/D N/D

N/D = not disclosed