Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Russ Riegler (BHS '75) Passed Away April 22, 2011

Received this sad email today from Mike McDaniel (BHS '74) who also works for the City of Burbank. Please keep the Riegler family in your thoughts and prayers.

We are sorry to announce that Russ Riegler, BWP Senior Power Plant Mechanic, passed away at his home in Burbank on Friday, April 22nd, at the age of 54, due to heart problems. Russ lived in Burbank his entire life and graduated from Burbank High in 1975. He worked for the City for 32 years and his hard work and outgoing personality will be missed.

Russ liked marathons, working on classic Mustang cars, collecting model trains and everything Elvis. He also enjoyed taking his 1979 Jeep off-roading with friends and playing with the family dog, Zack. Russ leaves behind his wife Darlene, and their two sons Ross and Rick.

Services will be held as follows:

Friday, April 29 at 3:00 pm
Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills
6300 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068

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