Lifes Moments: In Memoriam November 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)

Hale, Marcelline R. Rec and Parks 4
Jocson, Danilo Y. LADWP 8
Rojas, Eduardo U. Rec and Parks 6

Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Acosta, Virginia N. LAPD 20
Bengtsson, Chris L. LADWP 38
Borkowski, Barbara R. LADWP 20
Brown, Fred L. Public Works 34
Brown, Louis Rec and Parks 10
Brymer, Robert G. LADWP 33
Bureika, Raymond N/D N/D
Calleia, Anton N/D N/D
Chalian, Zareh A. LADWP 16
Collins, Daniel D. Public Works 10
Commodore, Eugene N/D N/D
Davis, Ida P. N/D N/D
Dickinson, Larry J. N/D N/D
Doctors, Madelaine C. LADWP 16
Eskenazi, Joseph C. N/D N/D
Flores, Blanca Rec and Parks 28
Franz, Themla B. N/D N/D
Gilmore, Jeffery L. Public Works 35
Greenwood, Patricia I. Transportation 24
Gutierrez, Florencio B. Planning 28
Hampton, Allen G. N/D N/D
Harrison, Charles E. LADWP 27
Hart, Troy L. LAPD 30
Hernandez, Leticia Transportation 18
Hirano, Kenjii N/D N/D
Johnson, Irene Bldg. & Safety 20
Keller, Richard R. LADWP 34
Kumagai, Sachiko LADWP 9
Landacre, Maryanne E. LAFD 33
Laster, Elouise E. LADWP 9
Leyva, Dorothy M. LADWP 42
Manges, James V. N/D N/D
McCoy, Ronald A. LADWP 35
Mempham, John R. Harbor 30
Misustin, John C. LADWP 42
O’Rourke, Thomas Public Works 17
Pecoraro, Joseph C. N/D N/D
Plunkett, John F. N/D N/D
Potts, Ernest LADWP 37
Rocha, Raul LADWP 15
Rolewski, Carol A. Finance 11
Schultz, Wayne A. Public Works 35
Singh, Thomasena N/D N/D
Stroud, Gladys LADWP 22
Swett, Richard W. Bldg. & Safety 35
Stuart, Albert A. LADWP 5
Tsubaki, Bayard S. LADWP 26
Tucker, Sally A. LADWP 30
Woods, Charles H. Airports 29
Yanagimoto, Hideo LADWP 35
Yip, Richard Y.S. LADWP 10
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N/D = not disclosed