Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Heartland Firefighters Mourn One of Their Own

Lakeside - A memorial service was held on Sunday,October 17, 2010, at Lindo Lake Park in Lakeside for fallen San Miguel Fire Distict Engineer Rick Pascall. Rick passed away on October 1, 2010, after losing his long battle with cancer. Even though the weather was inclement, the turnout was large. In attendance were numerous firefighters representing fire departments from around San Diego County along with family, friends, and loved ones.

Rick's brother and sister firefighters from San Miguel Fire were all in attendance. In order to make that happen, the San Miguel District fire stations were covered by other area fire departments during the memorial service.

The procession was lead by San Diego Firefighters Emerald Society Color Guard and Pipes and Drums Corp. The Officient for the ceremony was Chaplain Randy Yenter. Numerous family, friends, and fellow firefighters spoke of the life and times of Rick Pascall. A reception was held after the service at the Lakeside VFW Hall.

Lakeside Firefighters send our condolences to Rick's family and the San Miguel Fire District. Rick will be missed.

San Miguel Truck 15 shows the way-in

San Diego Firefighters Emerald Society Pipes, Drums, and Color Guard

San Miguel Fire Fighters honor their fallen brother.

Story and photos submitted by: Captain Wes Barnes, Lakeside Fire District

1 comment:

  1. Mick Lovato and familyOctober 19, 2010 at 2:06 PM

    God speed to all of you. R.I.P. Rick, Thank you for your service.