Friends of Father Murphy

ABOUT US

We are a group of Salesian Alumni who have come together because of our common love for Father Murphy. At some point in our lives, each one of us was touched by the giving man known as “the Murph”. We all have our own stories that will be shared on a regular basis on the website under the “Murph Stories” column.
As has been mention in this website, Father Murphy taught us through his example that if you could help those in need, you did. It was his gift to us. The gift of “Giving Back”!
So in that light, here are some brief bio’s on the group that today is known as the “Friends of Father Murphy”.

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 StevePresident/CEO – Steve Segura

Alumni of SHS graduated in 1967. He was a major force in starting up “The Friends of Father Murphy”.
Steve Served in the USN Vietnam Campaign from Nov. 1967 – 1969. Gulf of Tonkin & Da Nang.
Graduated with Journeyman Licenses in HVAC & Electronics from LA Trade Tech. and AA degree from Mt. SAC and attended Cal State Fullerton Business Administration.Recently retired as Manufactures Rep, married 41yrs. Spouse Pearl with 3 adult children Mark, Gina, Andrew. Two grandchildren Isaiah, Savannah and a third grandchild coming in Jan. 2013.

 RichardVice President – Richard Hugues

Is founder of A.R. Hugues & Associates, an insurance and financial services firm, offering all forms of insurance coverage and financial products.
Has been in the insurance business since 1970 and specializes in 403(b) / TSAs, Mutual Funds, Group and Individual Medical Insurance, Pension and Profit Sharing plans. He is a registered investment advisor/broker and a member of the Financial Planning Association.
A Salesian 1965 Graduate; he is married with two daughters & two granddaughter.

 EddieTreasurer – Eddie Vigil

A Salesian graduate from the class of 1969, Eddie is one of the founding members of the Friends of Father Murphy.  Married to his high school sweetheart, Yolanda for over 40 years they have 3 children, and 3 grandchildren.  Eddie resides in Moreno Valley, he worked for Motorola Solutions for 38 years serving the national Public Safety market.  Eddie is now retired and plans to take Yolanda to visit the numerous cities he has visited over his career throughout the U.S.  Eddie enjoys golf, fishing, and showing his classic 1970 GTO at many of the local car shows.

 


Blank.FemaleSecretary – Connie De Miranda



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Master of Arms – Eliseo “BiBi” Lopez Guzman

Eliseo was born the year of our Lord 1949, at Los Angeles General Hospital and was raised in the Aliso Village Housing Authority projects.  After attending Dolores Mission Parish, he went onto attend Salesian High School, East LA College, and Cal State University at Northridge. BiBi has worked for LA City Fire as a Fireman/Paramedic.  He interned as a LA City Lifeguard, and worked with the LA County Coroner as a Forensic Technician.  He then went onto to attend Rio Hondo Police Academy, and was hired by the Los Angeles County Safety Police Division.  He then graduated from the LA County Sheriff Department Academy, Star Center, and became a Deputy Sheriff, working with the Sheriff’s Special Tactical Unit. BiBi’s last training was graduating from the San Bernardino County CJUHSD Campus Police. He currently runs his own business, West Quality Transportation, providing Executive Chauffer, Private Security, Physical Training services. BiBi has six children and eight grand children. He looks forward to continuing his on-going relationship with his Salesian Brothers, and is an active member of the “Friends of Father Murphy”.


Blank.FemaleAdmin.Assistant – Diane Hanshaw