Brother Rick West passed away on 4-21-2022 at the age of 64. Rick became a Local 728 member on September 13th, 1991. A 30 year member of Local 728, brother West spent the bulk of his career as a Chief Lighting Technician, most notably for many years on Grey's Anatomy.
Brother Andy Carroll passed away on February 27th, 2022 at the age of 82.
He joined Local 728 on November 12th, 1966 and retired in 2002 after a 36 year career.
Up until very recently, Andy was still meeting up with other 728 retirees to enjoy a cup of coffee and share stories.
For all of us who knew Andy and worked alongside him, he will be remembered for exemplifying what it means to be "the back bone" of Local 728; hard working, fun loving, taking the ups along with the downs - all in stride.
Brother Lloyd Gowdy passed away on December 23rd, 2021 at the age of 78. Brother Gowdy joined Local 728 in April, 1967 and was a 54 year member. Lloyd retired in February 2004 and was often seen at our retiree luncheons.
Brother Ben Graham passed away on January 6th, 2022 at the age of 80. Brother Graham was obligated into the membership of Local 728 on April 13th, 1968 making him a 53 year member of our Local. Ben retired on July 1st, 2001.