The California Correctional Center (CCC) was notified of the passing of retired Correctional Officer Bertram “B.J.” A. Lane Jr. on Feb. 19 of natural causes.

Officer Lane started his career on Sept. 25, 1989 with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as a Correctional Officer and was assigned at Pelican Bay State Prison.

On Dec. 12, 1994, he transferred to Ishi Conservation Camp CC#18 and then to Trinity River Conservation Camp on April 15, 1996.

B. J.  retired on Sept. 15, 2012 at age 50.