Calipatria State Prison (CAL) reported the passing on July 16, 2018, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Lura Lynn Matthews.

She served as a Medical-Surgical LVN in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1979 until 1991.  She was stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington.

Her assignment as an LVN at Valley Health Care in California’s Central Valley eventually brought her to CDCR in 2009.

She worked as an LVN at CAL from 2009, until her passing in June 2018.  During her tenure at CAL, LVN Matthews worked in a variety of assignments, including serving patients as a third watch Med-Pass Nurse in various clinics throughout the institution.