The Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF) reported on Aug. 31 the passing of retired Correctional Officer Christopher Mathers.

He began his CDCR career at the training center in Galt on May 5, 1986.

He was initially assigned to the California Men’s Colony. He transferred to SATF and the California State Prison at Corcoran on July 1, 1997.

He remained there until he retired on Nov. 30, 2006.