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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TWU Local 100

Rodney Sparrow


Power Maintainer

Power Division is mourning the loss of another Brother to the Coronavirus. Rodney Sparrow, a veteran of the job for nearly 23 years, died of the virus in April. He was 50 years old. A computer expert, he worked on the Track Geometry Train responsible for identifying and inputting track defects into the data base for quick repair. He worked nights for many years, but had been working days at the time of his passing. He was a graduate of the John Jay School of Criminal Justice, Class of 1993. He was a lifelong resident of Brooklyn.