California State Prison – Sacramento (CSP-SAC) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Steve Deason on Aug. 15, 2018.

He began his CDCR career at the California Youth Authority in February 1976.

He transitioned into the Division of Adult Institutions, graduating from the Richard A. Mc Gee Correctional Training Center in June 1993.

He worked as a Correctional Officer at Corcoran State Prison from June 1993 until transferring to the California Medical Facility in October1994.

He moved to CSP SAC in March 2000, where he remained until he retired in June 2014.