After a lengthy stint on the waiting list for testing with the LA County Fire Department, Richard Carr joined the fire service in 1996 and moved up the ranks to become an engineer. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, camping, waterskiing and snowskiing. He also enjoyed getting together with family and friends and was always the organizer of these events. He had a passion for classic cars and had an extensive knowledge of the best spots to eat in LA. At the age of 49, he died of job-related brain cancer.
William Richard Carr, Jr.
- Los Angeles County
- September 1, 2009
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