Michael Anthony Daleo, 67, passed away July 24 following a brief battle with cancer.
A resident of Arcadia for more than 50 years, Mike graduated from Arcadia High School in 1960, earned certifications in Engineering and Law Enforcement from UCLA and Cal State Fullerton, and had a 33 year career with Pacific Bell while also serving as an Arcadia Police Reserve Officer since 1976.
Following retirement from Pac Bell in 1994, Mike became a full time employee of the Arcadia Police Department establishing the highly successful Crime Analysis Unit.
Through the years Mike was a member of Jaycees, Lions Club, Elks, Chamber, Arcadia Music Club and many boards and committees. He enjoyed golf, bowling, his restored 56 Chevy Bel Air, USC football and family times.
A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Mike is survived by his wife of nearly 45 years, Marilyn, their son Tim and daughter-in-law Tiffany, daughter Jennifer and husband TJ Forman, step grandchildren Lindy and Colton, and the light of his life, 2 year-old grandson, Nolan Michael.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 29, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Rose Hills Visitation Center. Services will be Friday, July 30, 1 pm at Sky Rose Chapel, Rose Hills, Whittier. A reception will be held following the service at the Sunset Room, Santa Anita Golf Course from 3:30 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Arcadia Police Officers Association, PO Box 660703, Arcadia 91066