Les D. Hart passed away Feb. 2, 2012 after a valiant four-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. A memorial service was held at Foothills Christian Church on Feb. 15.
Les spent 22 years at Waste Management and worked closely with Santee as Community and Municipal Relations Manager for the district.
A 20-year East County resident, Les cared about his community and was involved with many community service organizations including the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce, El Cajon Chamber, Stoney's Kids, CASA, SD Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board, Mother Goose Parade, Holiday Bowl Parade, Laeside Western Days, Santee Business Expo, the La Mesa Oktoberfest and more.
He was recognized as El Cajon's Citizen of the Year in 1999.
Les is survived by his wife, Rowena; daughter, Lindsay McNichols; son, Conner and a large East County extended Family.
The Feb. 22 Santee City Council meeting will be adjourned in his memory, and a certificate will be presented to his family.
This obituary was drawn from the adjournment in memory at the Feb. 8 City Council meeting.