Rickey Ledbetter, facilities heating and ventilation shop supervisor
Rickey Ledbetter, a supervisor in the Facilities Heating and Ventilation Shop, passed away Oct. 21 at the age of 55. During his 10 years with the University, Ledbetter assisted many members of the campus community in making their offices, classrooms and academic spaces more comfortable. His co-workers in facilities remember Ledbetter as a kind person with a good heart. His easy manner and friendly smile will be greatly missed by all.
Ledbetter was an Oakland native who graduated from McClymonds High School in 1971 with honors. He later attended Laney College and Merritt College, where he received his degree in Engineering, specializing in Heating and Air Conditioning. He was a passionate Oakland Raiders fan and an active and respected member of his community and church.
Ledbetter is survived by his wife Karen, his son Quenten, two stepsons, Vittorio and Vincent, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dian Isom, Cesar Chavez Student Center scheduling coordinator
Dian Isom passed away Nov. 2. She worked at the University 30 years -- two years in Human Resources for SF State and 28 years as scheduling coordinator for the Cesar Chavez Student Center. She retired in 2004. Services will be as follows: Viewing, Nov. 9 from 3 to 6 p.m., Bryant Mortuary, 635 Fulton St. (between Laguna and Webster) San Francisco. Funeral Services will be held Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. Pilgrim Community Church, 400 Randolph St. (between Arch and Ramsell) San Francisco. Condolences may be sent to her son: Ricky Isom, 433 Randolph Street, San Francisco, CA 94132.