The family reported the passing of retired Warden Bernie Aispuro on Nov. 1, 2018. Warden Aispuro started his career with the department in the mid-1940s. He worked at San Quentin State Prison, the Correctional Training Facility and Deuel Vocational Institution, according to various reports.
In 1979, he was appointed superintendent at California Correctional Center in Susanville. In 1987, he was appointed warden of the new prison at Corcoran. He retired in 1989 after 41-and-a-half years of state service.