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Lodi loses Tony Rodriguez

Man known throughout city for supporting youth sports passed away on Tuesday

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Tony Rodriguez

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 6:15 am, Thu Jan 24, 2013.

On Monday night, Tony Rodriguez turned off the lights and locked up the Grape Festival Pavilion after a basketball game. For more than a decade, Rodriguez has been the first one to arrive at many youth sporting events in Lodi, and the last one to leave, long after the games are over.

The 81-year-old then took the time to stop by the city's Parks and Recreation Department to leave a note for his boss that he would be late the next day.

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  • Julie Edsell posted at 11:25 am on Thu, Jan 24, 2013.

    Julie Edsell Posts: 36

    Thru the many years of my kids playing softball/baseball, Tony was there always saying Hi and being friendly. Always enjoyed my visits with him at the field. My condolences to his family, what a great loss to them and the community

     
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