Passing of Gerald “Jerry” Murphy

Gerald (Jerry) Murphy passed away peacefully on the morning of January 5, 2021, at his home in Bloomfield, CA surrounded by his family. Jerry retired in the mid-1990s as the Fire Prevention Officer for the Sonoma Ranger Unit. He started his career with CDF in Butte and after a two-year stint as a U.S Army firefighter in Alaska was re-instated in the Shasta/Trinity Unit. He later promoted to the Sonoma Unit where he served the remainder of his career.

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