nathan mayer obitAvenal State Prison reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Nathan Mayer on Sept. 30.

Officer Mayer began his career at the R.A. McGee Correctional Training Center Academy in Galt on July 7, 1986.

After graduation, he reported for duty at California Correctional Insitution, Tehachapi. On Aug. 31, 1987, he transferred to Avenal State Prison where worked the remainder of his career as an officer until he retired on Dec. 29, 2001.