Hector Magallanes joined the Los Angeles County Fire Department in 1986 and would spend nearly 30 years keeping the public safe through his role as a firefighter specialist. Those that knew him best will remember him as a compassionate man and an amazing husband, father and friend. In his spare time, Hector was involved in a mentorship program for troubled teens, sharing wisdom and experiences in ways that let these young men know that a better life was within reach. He is survived by his wife, Jessie, and his children, Sarah, Jessica, Jonathan and Damian. Hector died in 2015 following a battle with job-related cancer.
- Firefighter Specialist
- Los Angeles County
- September 18, 2015
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