Notice of passing: Frank "Franko" Valdez on 11-18-2020

Brother Frank "Franko" Valdez, age 73 passed away on November 18th, 2020 after a long illness.

Frank was a 42 year member of Local 728 having obligated on Feb 25th, 1978.

Over the course of his long career and distinguished life, Brother Valdez had many accomplishments, among them:

  • Local's 728 Lot Steward at Paramount Studios since 2006.
  • A District 2 delegate. 
  • One of Local 728's Sergeant at Arms. 
  • A long term Paramount "Best Boy". He ever present smile and mentorship influenced many members of our Local. 
  • A military veteran and an ex-gold gloves boxer.

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Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 954-0728
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