Wednesday, April 23, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Heroic efforts

EDITOR:

My dad, Dick Dichiara, who worked at Ponderosa, El Dorado and Union Mine high schools, passed away July 2.

We as a family wanted to thank the EDSO, Rescue and Shingle Springs fire departments for their heroic actions, especially Deputy Turnbull and Deputy Cissna. They were the first to respond. Deputy Turnbull applied a tourniquet, which he held for over 40 minutes until they could get the machinery off my dad.

My dad worked as a teacher, counselor, assistant principal and football coach in this county for more than 12 years and would want us to make sure people knew what kind of heroes we have up here. Thank you.

LISA KRAMER
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  • MorrisJuly 07, 2013 - 11:58 am

    My condolences to you and your family Lisa. I believe the Deputy you are thanking is Deputy Cissna.

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  • MikeJuly 15, 2013 - 8:21 am

    Lisa and Family I am truly sorry to hear about Mr. Dichiara. I was lucky enough to be one of his many student through the years. He was truly a great person and left great impressions and thousands of students. I think that is a great legacy.

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