Having served the San Jose Fire Department for over 20 years, Timothy Strysko truly dedicated himself to the profession. His career in the fire service allowed him to serve in many positions – Timothy began as a firefighter, a member of the Hazardous Incident Team, and was eventually promoted to the rank of Captain at the age of 36. After valiantly fighting the illness, he lost the battle to job-related colon cancer at the age of 42. He is survived by his wife Maria and his two daughters, Samantha and Alyssa.
Timothy A. Strysko
- San Jose
- May 31, 2002
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