Culver High Alumni Bio's


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson



Name-Maiden Name: Bill Raffa

Year Graduated: 1961

Occupation-Occupations: Semi-retired, performing forensic evaluations of elevator and escalator accidents.

Where are you living now: Canyon Lake, CA

Marital Status: 28 years

Children: 3

Grandchildren: 3

After graduation: After Culver I went to Santa Monica City College for a year ...waiting for the military to draft me...which never happened.  In 1962 I went to work for Otis Elevator Company...it was a great fit as I retired from the elevator industry in 2002.  Now I perform independent analysis of elevator and escalator accidents for the legal industry.

What were your favorite places in Culver City: Fosters...(of course) Hamburger Handout...Airport villiage, MGM back lot #3(wed & Sat.  ights) Culver Theater in the Lodges, and the Roller Drome.

Interests: Sports, RV'ing, Traveling

Additional Comments: What an incredible ride...

Email: balsar@gmail.com

Phone: 951.966.8348