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ROSEMEAD, Calif., April 26, 2013 – Southern California Edison (SCE) announced today that a memorial fund has been established for the family of SCE employee Jose “Raul” Ros, who died Thursday while working on an infrastructure improvement project in Menifee.
Ros, who worked as a distribution lineman, is survived by his wife and two young daughters. He was an employee at the company for 11 years.
“We are extremely saddened by this tragedy and extend our condolences to Raul’s family,” SCE President Ron Litzinger said. “Members of the Edison family have expressed their desire to support Raul’s family, and with the establishment of the fund, we will be able to help them during this extremely difficult time.”
Edison International, SCE’s parent company, has donated $25,000 to start the memorial fund. Any employee or member of the public who is interested in making a contribution to the fund can send donations to: Jose “Raul” Ros Memorial Fund, c/o Edison International Community Investment, 2244 Walnut Grove Ave., Rosemead, Calif., 91770. For memorial fund questions, please call (866) 524-8533.
Ros died in an accident Thursday near the Newcomb substation in Menifee.
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