Firefighter Eric Mikel
Alameda County Fire Department
Date of Death: June 24, 2019
Years of Service: 14
Duty Status: Active
Eric Mikel was born in Redwood City and grew up in Vallejo. Eric attended Napa Valley College and Diablo Valley Community College before transferring to San Jose State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film. While at the university, he also became an active member of the Iota chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity.
Eric was kind, funny man that never knew a stranger. He had an energy and passion for having fun that made people want to know him. He was a loving husband to his wife, Robyn for 19 years and a wonderful father. He loved his son more than anything in this world and passed down his amazing knowledge of anything superhero and sci-fi.
Eric was a dedicated firefighter with Alameda County Fire Department for 14 years. His most recent assignment was at Station 34 in Emeryville, CA. He was a good man and he is incredibly missed by both his family and his department.