Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Richard B. Alvarez on Aug. 25, 2016.

He started at the Basic Correctional Officer Academy in October 1985. His was assigned to SCC in November 1985.

He Transferred to California Medical Facility and worked from May 1986 through July 1991.

He worked at California State Prison, Solano, from November 1992 through December 2006, where he retired as a Correctional Officer.