Alan Hopper started his career at Compton Fire Department in 1974 and was promoted to fire engineer in 1978. He was an avid traveler, surfer and basketball player and enjoyed his time spent with friends in and out of the fire department. Alan died suddenly in November of 1987 of job-related melanoma cancer while still on active duty.
Alan Steven Hopper
- November 22, 1987
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