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DOWNEY – Terry Delgado, a recent graduate of Downey High School and avid car enthusiast, died Sunday morning in a car accident on his way home from Seal Beach. He was 20.
He is survived by his brother, George Ramos; mother, Lucilla Delgado; and stepfather, Jose Ramos.
Delgado attended East Middle School and graduated from Downey High School in 2009. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Downey and was employed at Sears at Stonewood Center and at Wells Fargo in Pico Rivera.
Delgado’s love for cars, especially Hondas, inspired him to actively join car forums online. His Honda-loving friends and himself were known as the “Cleta Family” because they would gather around on Cleta Street in Downey and talk about cars and have “profound conversations about life.”
During his middle school and high school years, Delgado was an active member at First Baptist Church of Downey. He participated in youth activities and trips to Mexico, and volunteered at the Dream Center in downtown Los Angeles.
A memorial service celebrating Delgado’s life was held Aug. 3 at First Baptist Church of Downey.
Wells Fargo has opened an account to assist Delgado’s family with funeral expenses. Contributions can be made to account No. 8431000820.
Published: August 04, 2011 – Volume 10 – Issue 16