California State Prison- Sacramento (SAC) reports the passing of retired Correctional Officer Hector Saldana Aug. 15.

Officer Saldana began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in November 1984 at Deuel Vocational Institute (DVI) as a Correctional Officer.

He transferred to Folsom State Prison (FSP) in September 1986, and to SAC in July 1993, where he worked until he retired in December 2011.

Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Aug. 26 at Saint Rose Catholic Church, 615 Vine Ave., Roseville, CA, 95678.