Felix Medrano’s career began with service to his country as a paramedic for the United States Air Force. After he was honorably discharged, Felix began working for the San Jose Fire Department, where he served for more than 28 years. Leading by example, both on calls and in the fire house, Felix was the type of firefighter that was a role model for others. During his service, Felix earned a commendation for his dedication to the USAR program, as well as the John A. McMillan Family Integrity and Trust Award. Outside of work, Felix enjoyed martial arts, sports, music and literature. In 2010, Felix succumbed to the effects of job-related cancer. He is survived by his wife, Belinda.
- San Jose
- February 11, 2010
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