Edward Nelson, of L.B., dies at 54


Edward Patrick Nelson, 54,  a retired lieutenant in Long Beach’s Fire Department, died Jun 12.

He was president of Local 287 of the International Association of Firefighters.

Nelson is survived by two sisters, Kathleen and Sandy and nephews Brian, Liam, Kaitlyn, Kevin, Mary, Sarah and Tess, and his former wife, Colleen.

Services were to be held Thursday, at 11 am at St. Ignatius Marty Church in Long Beach.


–Brendan Carpenter