JAMES R. RILEY

RILEY, JAMES R. April 30, 1934 to Oct. 29, 2012 James R. Riley, 78, passed away on October 29. He was born on April 30, 1934 to parents Edward W. Riley and Abigail Ogden and had one brother Edward O. Riley. Jim attended St. Augustine High School and then graduated in 1957 from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Jim served in the Navy Reserve. Jim married Dorothy Kisha and had one son Christopher. Jim worked as an usher for the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for 50+ years, the Padres for 30+ years, the LA County Fair for 25+ years, and at many other events. Jim is survived by his son Christopher, niece Kathryn Riley Mays, and partner Brenda J. Larson, all of whom reside in San Diego, California. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, November 19, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 4124 Mt. Abraham Avenue, San Diego, California 92111. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Informed Prostate Cancer Support Group of San Diego, P.O. Box 420142, San Diego, California 92142.


Published in U-T San Diego on Nov. 11, 2012