Workers’ Memorial Wall

A collective place to mourn and remember our lost co-workers and friends  due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.

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IAM Local 218, District 60

Lydia Lopez


Healthcare Worker

Lydia Lopez of Saginaw, MI passed away on April 12, 2020. Lopez, 63, was a healthcare worker at the Samaritas Senior Living Center in Saginaw. “Sister Lopez is a true American hero—like all healthcare and frontline workers, regardless of title, during this distressing and devastating time who are serving to protect all of us, especially those who are most vulnerable, like residents of senior care facilities,” said IAM District 60 Assistant Directing Business Representative Jeff McLeod.