Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) was notified that Correctional Officer Erik Stevenson succumbed to a terminal illness on Friday, March 15.

Officer Stevenson, age 46, began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on Jan. 3, 2006.

After graduating from the Basic Correctional Officer Academy, Officer Stevenson was assigned to SCC on June 6, 2006, where he remained until his death.

Funeral services for Officer Stevenson will be Saturday, March 23 at 1 pm at the Grace Fellowship Church, 1209 S. Highway 49, San Andreas, CA.