Little League® International mourns the passing of Roger Lazar, California District 13 Administrator. He was 78.
Mr. Lazar, a native of Yonkers, N.Y., and resident of Thousand Oaks, Calif., served as California District 13 Administrator for the past seven years. Prior to his district service, he was a Little League Baseball® Major Division team manager for 10 years, and a former President of Conejo Valley (Calif.) Little League (CVLL) on two separate occasions.
He traveled to Easley, S.C., when CVLL won the Big League Baseball world championship in 1998; and to Williamsport, Pa., in 2004, for Conejo Valley’s run to the Little League Baseball United States championship.
In 1963, after earning a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Villanova University in Philadelphia, Pa., Mr. Lazar moved from Rockville, Md., to Conejo Valley. He held several engineering management positions, including time with Teledyne and Datametrics, before joining RITEC Rugged as a partner in 1997. He retired in 2016.
Mr. Lazar is survived by his wife, Judy; sons, Jack, J.T., and Steven; sister, Mary Lazar; and several grandchildren, and one great grandchild.