Captain Michael A. Shepard

It is with great sadness that I adjourn tonight’s meeting in memory of one of our local heroes – Los Angeles Country Fire Captain Michael A. Shepard. Michael was born on February 28, 1955 and passed away on January 23, 2019 at the age of 63 in an automobile accident…

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Evelyn Adams

I would like to adjourn tonight’s meeting in memory of Evelyn Adams, a longtime resident of Placerita Canyon who recently passed away. Evelyn was originally from Wellsville, Kansas, where she lived with her family before moving to the Los Angeles area in 1938 at the age of 13. Her first…

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Joseph Benjamin McDivitt

I would like to adjourn tonight’s meeting in memory of Joseph Benjamin McDivitt. One of our nation’s proud veterans who bravely served our country in World War II. Joseph is remembered as a true American hero. He was born in 1917 in New Jersey and grew up during the Great…

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Tom Tucker

We adjourn tonight’s meeting in memory of Santa Clarita resident and veteran, Tom Tucker. Tom grew up in South Pasadena. At the age of 17, he joined the Navy’s Underwater Demolition team- a team that predated the Navy Seals. As a demolition diver during World War II, Tom served in…

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Marion Elizabeth Redfern (September 25, 2018)

I would like to take a few moments now to adjourn in memory of Marion Elizabeth Redfern, a longtime resident of Newhall who passed away last month at the age of 97. Marion was born on September 23, 1920 in Glendale to Frank and Mary Ann Irving. She grew up…

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Anthony Princiotta (December 11, 2018)

I would like to adjourn tonight’s meeting in memory of Anthony Princiotta, a young leader in our community who passed away tragically last week at the age of 33. Anthony was known throughout Santa Clarita for his charity work, and was a member of the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge. His…

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Kevin G. Lynch (October 24, 2018)

I would like to adjourn tonight’s meeting in memory of Kevin G. Lynch, a longtime Canyon Country resident who passed away on October 9th at the age of 85. Kevin was a pillar of our community and worked as an attorney with a career that spanned an impressive 57 years.…

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Amelia Rietzel (October 10, 2018)

I’d like to adjourn this evening’s meeting in honor of a former long-time City employee, Amelia Rietzel (RITZ – EL). Amelia passed away last Thursday, October 4. Having worked for the City for 16 years between 1992 and 2008, she made quite an impression on her coworkers and a positive…

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Gerald Sokolowicz (August 28, 2018)

I would like to adjourn tonight’s meeting in memory of Gerald Sokolowicz, a longtime Santa Clarita resident who recently passed away at the age of 72.   Gerry was born on April 28, 1946 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but had been a resident of Saugus since 1982. He and his late…

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Jane Terpening Hanson (August 28, 2018)

At this time I would like to adjourn in memory of Jane Terpening Hanson, a longtime Santa Clarita resident who passed away in July, at the age of 89.   Jane was born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania on January 8, 1929, before moving with her family to New York. She was…

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