[Congressional Record Volume 169, Number 52 (Wednesday, March 22, 2023)]
[Pages H1318-H1319]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

                      IN MEMORY OF FRED T. MACEDO

  (Mr. VARGAS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 
minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)
  Mr. VARGAS. Madam Speaker, I rise today in honor of Fred T. Macedo. 
Fred was born in Carlsbad, California, on May 14, 1944, and attended 
Carlsbad High School where he helped to win his school's first football 
CIF championship.
  In 1965, Fred joined the Laborers' International Union of North 
America, LIUNA, Local 89. Fred enjoyed a 37-year-career at LIUNA, 
building numerous high-profile projects that had lasting impact on the 
San Diego region. His legacy can be seen today through his work on the 
Coronado Bay Bridge, Units 2 and 3 of the San Onofre Power Plant, the 
San Elijo Water Reclamation Plant, and the Point Loma Water Filtration 
  After retiring from LIUNA, Fred continued his service as president of 
the Advisory Council, where he was active in community service 
  He has helped to provide a space for retiring members to give back to 
their union and the broader community. Fred will be remembered for his 
contributions to the County of San Diego where he was a friend and 
mentor to many. His family and community are

[[Page H1319]]

forever grateful for the contributions he has made in our region.
  San Diego lost a giant when we lost Fred T. Macedo.