Rodney Fernandez

 

 

Age: 68

 

Summary: housing advocate who had fought for affordable housing for farmworkers in Ventura County, Calif. and whose nonprofit agency Cabrillo Economic Development Corp. has developed more than 1,700 homes until he retired in 2012.

 

 

Cause of Death: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

 

Born: July 28, 1945

 

Died: October 23, 2013

 

Location: Santa Paula, California