Kent Hawthorne

Ventura County
July 13, 1982

Hawthorne.Kent_Photo RESIZEDKnown a kind hearted and dependable person, Kent Hawthorne was always there for anyone in need.  He became a part of the Ventury County Fire Department in 1972 when the present County Fire Chief was a cadet.  He earned an Associate’s degree in Fire Science from Ventura College upon his discharge from the US Army.  A dedicated father to his sons, he often took them camping, fishing, and volunteered at their schools as a teacher’s aide and a soccer and baseball coach.  He  suffered from a job-related heart attack at the age of 36.

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