Andrew Lara


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Andrew Lara

November 10, 1938 – February 25, 2015


Andrew Lara was born on November 10, 1938 in Mexicali, Mexico and resided in El Centro when he passed away on February 25, 2015.

He lived in El Centro and worked for Imperial Unified School District and retired after 23 years, receiving numerous certificates of appreciation and recognition.

He served in three branches of the Armed Forces, National Guard, Army and his longest enlistment served in the Navy on the USS Yorktown.  His great passion was astronomy.

Andrew is preceded in death by his parents Jose and Delores Lara.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Lara of San Diego, his son, Robert Peris of Laurie, MO, his grandson, Robert Peris of Katie, TX, his sister, Socorro Vasquez of Lake View Terrace, CA, 3 nieces, 1 nephew, 12 great nieces and nephews, 2 great-great nephews.