June 18, 2015

In Memoriam: Lewis Janowsky

Western Growers extends our deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of former Western Growers employee, Lewis P. Janowsky. Janowsky passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at his home in Santa Ana, California, surrounded by his family and close friends, of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 64 years old.

Lew spent six years at Western Growers, working as a staff attorney, after passing the California Bar in 1980.  He left to start his own law firm, Rynn & Janowsky, LLP in 1986. According to his obituary, Lew embraced his role as an advocate for California growers during the tumultuous early years of UFW organizational activity.

Services will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at the University Synagogue, located at 3400 Michelson Drive, Irvine, CA 92612.

Donations may be made in Lew’s memory to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.

See the full obituary HERE.