LAUSD Heavy Bus Driver Robert Ward took the stairway to heaven September 6, 2019
Retired LAUSD Heavy Bus Driver Glenn Baker received his wings September 4, 2019
Former LAUSD Bus Driver Carla Hillsman transitioned September 2019
Retied LAUSD Driver Trainer Al Pruitt now resides with the father in Heaven July 15, 2019
Retired LAUSD Heavy Driver Robert Crawford departed this earthly life July 21, 2019
Retired LAUSD Bus Driver Bessie Golden-King went to be with the lord July 21, 2019
Retired LAUSD AABS Karole Hutchison-Woods transitioned July 25, 2019
Retired LAUSD Bus Driver Janice Ward Brooks left her earthly body July 17, 2019
LAUSD Heavy Bus Driver Lakea Smith-Letona was called home July 15, 2019
Retired Planner Sherely Braden was called to glory on June 15, 2019
Former Heavy Bus Driver Jeffrey Holifield was called home May 14, 2019
Shiral Nelson Scates passed April 18, 2019.
Bus Driver Noel Alcantara passed April 11, 2019.
Retired Heavy Bus Driver Lee Jenkins passed March 31, 2019
Corrine Tellis Marshall passed Wed. July 12, 2018
Heavy bus driver Tandra Carruthers passed March 19, 2019
Announcing the passing of former Laidlaw driver/driver trainer Vernon Railey.
Heavy Bus Driver Stephen Know passed Friday June 1, 2018
Former Heavy Bus Driver Forest Brown Jr. Passed March 22, 2018
Light Bus Driver Jose Luna passed March 15, 2018
Retired Heavy Bus Driver Jessie Williams passed March 3, 2018.
Gregory "Greg" Zenno, passed Feb. 17, 2018
We regret to announce the passing of Gail Pace, October 31, 2017
Retired Light Bus Driver Carolyn Daniels departed this world, Sep. 26, 2017.
Retired Heavy Bus Driver Leonard Ware passed Wed. Aug. 23, 2017
Former Light Bus Driver Calvin (Billy) Wainwright passed in July 2017
Ex Driver Trainer Thomas (Tommy) Starkes passed on April 29, 2017
Friday, April 14, 2017, Recent retiree, Robert Coats made his transition
Retired Light bus driver Benthia M. Dortch passed on February 5, 2017
Retired ABS Mr. Cleaster Robinson made his transition Jan. 18, 2017
Former Light bus driver Huemina Williams passed during the week of October 30th.
Sorrowfully we must announce the passing of Retired Heavy bus driver Sally Guide during the week of August 28, 2016
Ex STS William (Bill) Ivey passed on Saturday, March 5, 2016.
Georgia Dickson passed March 1, 2016
Retired heavy bus dirver James C. Mackey passed January 20, 2016
Family we must report that Ex Director of Drivers Trainers Ernie Rivers has passed in December of 2015
We regret to announce the passing of Mary "Cookie" Williams, Wed. December 9th.
Retired Dispatcher Basilio Llamas passed on Tuesday Sep. 22nd
Dwight Anthony Washington. Passed October 30, 2015
We regret announcing the passing of Prophetess/Ex bus driver Lucinda Bultler
A long time devoted Associated-Laidlaw administrator Louis "Frog" Sanders has passed.
Retired SBS Berta "Betty" Rodriuez passed on Friday July 17, 2015
Ex Light Bus Driver Henry GiGi Watson passed on Sat. June 13th.
Retired Light Bus Driver Barbra Dorsey Passed Friday May 29, 2015
Ed Jones of Laidlaw Tujunga Passed of a heart Attact:
Shiela Brown passed May 18, 2015
We regret to announce to passing of Charmaine Bailey April 28, 2015
John Scates Passed Tues April 21, 2015
Retired heavy bus driver Johnny Johnson passed Monday April 20th
Retired light bus driver Terry Darling passed April 10, 2015
Retired Heavy Bus Driver Riley Blackburn passed March 15, 2015
Janice Taylor passed February 26, 2015
Retired A.B.S. Jean Turner passed Oct 31, 2014
Wynetta Dulin, passed the day after Christman.
David Ballew passed November 5, 2014
Retired Light bus driver George Martinez passed on the 15th of September.
Samuel Abrams who passed on Sunday November 2, 2014
Retired Light bus driver Ruby Walton passed June 12, 2014
Retired ABS Doug Pendleton was memorialized Aug. 17, 2014
Retired Light Bus Driver Edna Griggs passed on Thrusday May 22nd Edna requested to be creamated and no services were ordered.
Memorial service for Light Bus Driver, Martha Avalos, was Monday March 24th
Homegoing Service for Ex Senior Dispatcher Major Patterson, was Wednesday February 19, 2014
Retired ABS Ernie Negrete Sr. Passed on Jan. 11, 2014
Memorial Service for Junious Slaughter was Feb. 7th
Service for Micheal Ransfer was Saturday February 15,
Local 99 President and Bus Driver Eddie Reed passed on Dec. 12, 2013
Retired bus driver Clarence Bourne passed on Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Retired AABS Lonnie Giles passed on Nov. 12, 2013
Retired heavy bus driver, Steve Willis passed on Fri. Oct. 18, 2013
William Lopez died of a heart attack at work on Tue. August 27, 2013
Retired Planner for Region D, Sera Smith passed mid August of 2013
Retired bus driver BJ Brown passed in June of 2013
The death of Raymond Lewis Occured June 4, 2013
Pamela Dickinson Passed on Wednesday May 29, 2013
Frank Wallace passed on Tuesday May 7, 2013
Retired Bus Driver Lesley Walton, known affectionetly by many as "Uncle Bud", who drove both Light and Heavy, passed on Tuesday the 2nd of April
Retired Heavy Bus Driver, Leon Thomas has passed. Feb. 20, 2013
Gilda Joanne Patterson, known by most as Joanne, and the sister of Henrene Taylor, passed on Thursday March 28th. At her retirement Joanne was a full time light bus driver.
Funeral Service for Dorothy Dunlap was held on Friday March 15, 2013
Retired Heavy Bus Driver Joe Smith has passed: March 4, 2013
We lost Linda K. Gardner, December 20, 2012
It is with deep regretes we announce we've lost light bus driver Charles Bruce, Sunday Nov. 4, 2012
The beloved Larry Kirk passed on December 31, 2012
Contract Driver Derek Pearl, worked for Associated / ARA / Laidlaw / First Student, passed away Saturday Oct. 22, 2012
Retired Heavy Bus Driver Willie Williams passed away July 18, 2012
It is our understanding that Craig Appel took his own life on July 2, 2012
It is with our deepest regrets we must announce the passing of Troy Foreman, April 14, 2012.
Retired light bus driver Calvin Watkins passed April 25, 2012
Announcing the death of Carolyn Ormston: May 6, 2012
Retired Heavy Bus Driver/Driver Trainer: Earl James, June 5, 2012
Lydia Moreno/Pacheco Passed June 19, 2012
School Bus Drivers Association Of Los Angeles CA. U.S.A
Linda Pogacnik-Schuetterle: President
William Gardner Jr.: Vice President
Mac Baldridge: Treasurer
Earcee Huguley: Assistant Treasurer
Winston Brown: Event Liason
The Coffee Break is a weekly meeting of retired bus drivers. The meeting is held each Wednesday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, at the Mc Donalds located at 1763 W. Century Blvd, in Los Angeles, CA. 90047. With the exception of the Wednesday before Thanksgiving day and any holiday, that falls on a Wednesday. (such as Christmas or New Years Day)
(N/E corner of Western Ave. and Century Blvd.)
This meeting is not formal and is just what it implies, a coffee break.
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