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