Joseph Peter Savas

Firefighter Specialist
Los Angeles County
September 22, 2015

Joseph P. Savas, better known as “JoJo,” joined the Los Angeles County Fire Department in 1998, following five years of service with the United States Air Force. Those who knew him best remember Joseph as an incredible husband, father and son. He was hardworking, loving, attentive and determined, traits that served him well during his 27-year fire service career. He is also remembered for his excellent sense of humor, and the ability to make others crack a smile, even during the hard times. He is survived by his wife, Shelly, and their children, Jacob and Hannah. Joseph died in 2015 following a battle with job-related cancer.

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