Richard S. Amador

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: founder of the nonprofit organization CHARO Community Development Corp., which was headquartered in East Los Angeles for more than 40 years and became the leading job-placement agency in the city until it was forced to close last March by the recession.

 

 

Cause of Death: Esophageal cancer

 

Born: December 21, 1935

 

Died: September 19, 2011

 

Location: Monterey Park, California