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