Tag: Obituary

Riverside City College dance instructor dies at 56

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect Carreras’ husband’s name as Brendan, not Sebastian. By Stephanie Arenas Riverside City College dance instructor Sofia Carreras died April 24 after her long battle with breast cancer. Carreras was born March 24, 1964 in Igualada, Spain. At 14, she and her family moved to Sacramento, where she

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Viewpoints Vol. 98: Issue 13

Here is our latest issue of Viewpoints, our editors and staff worked around the clock to bring you the most relevant and up to date information about RCC and the Riverside community.  Click the link below to read the PDF version of the paper or click the ISSUU tab on the left of your screen.

Riverside City College District student Valeria Viveros, 20, dies from COVID-19 complications

By Saida Maalin A nursing student working on the front lines of the pandemic died April 10 from COVID-19 complications. 20 year-old Valeria Viveros, also known as Valerie, was a former Riverside City College District student, according to Robert Schmidt Senior Public Affairs Officer for RCCD.  Viveros showed symptoms and rushed to Corona Hospital where

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Riverside City College student Claudia Lucrey, 29, dies in crash

By Saida Maalin Claudia Cloud Lucrey, a beloved leader, friend and all around inspiration for many at Riverside City College passed away in a motorcycle collision March 10. She was 29 years old. Lucrey was the vice president of the Sexuality and Gender Acceptance Club for two semesters. Her partner of two years, Gabriela Mena,

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Former Viewpoints editor dies

  By Samantha Bartholomew Former Viewpoints sports editor Brian Goff died unexpectedly of a heart attack April 24. Goff served on Viewpoints after graduating from Arlington High School in 1990 where he also worked on its school newspaper, The Mane Thing. After graduating from Riverside City College, Goff began working for the San Bernardino Sun

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Obituary- Beloved ‘CSI professor’ passes away

Edith Noriega | Staff Writer His students and staff will forever remember Michael D. Joyce, homicide detective by day, “CSI professor” by night at Riverside City College. Michael D. Joyce passed away Feb. 10 at the age of 69. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Lisa, children Kelly and Michael

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