David Campos served the community of Riverside with honor and distinction for over 39 years, rising to the rank of battalion chief. He was named Firefighter of the Year in 2010, and served as a member of the Urban Search and Rescue Team, as a historian and as an instrumental part of the department’s annual Spark of Love Toy Drive. David volunteered his time to mentor middle school students, organized food for the homeless through his church and worked with the Riverside Latino Network. David succumbed to the effects of job-related cancer in July of 2016 and is survived by Cathy, his wife of 35 years, his daughters Adriana and AnaLisa, and his grandchild.
- July 14, 2016
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