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        As we approach the end of the 2021 - 2022 Rotary Calendar year on Thursday June 30, 2022, we remember Dean Torres. Dean was a committed, dedicated, loving, outstanding and supportive Rotarian of the Rotary Club of La Place in RI District 6840, Rotary International Zones 30 and 31 and Rotary International Worldwide.  Dean was a lifetime Rotarian. Dean was active in numerous civic and civil organizations throughout St. John The Baptist Parish for many years. Dean was a past Executive Director of the St. John
The Baptist Parish United Way. Dean helped to recruit past and present Rotarians to the RCOL. Dean was a RCOL Past President, Board Member, Organizer, Membership Recruiter, yearly supporter of RCOL Awards, Fundraisers, ESJH Interact Club, Recognitions,
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), Veterans Luncheons, Scholarships to the St. John The Baptist Parish High School Seniors and a dedicated Flag Team Member. Dean was a PaulHarris Fellow, Rotary Foundation and Polio Plus Contributor throughout his 
Rotarian years. There is so much that can be said as we thank Dean Torress for his daily "Service Above Self" to people every day and everywhere.  Dean and Rotarians in the RI District 6840 who passed away in the 2021- 2022 Rotary Calendar Year and were remembered at the RI District 6840 Convention on Sunday Morning May 22, 2022, Memorial in Biloxi, Mississippi. Dean was an Honorary Rotarian of the Rotary Club of LaPlace at the time of his death. Dean passed away at his residence in Reserve surrounded by family on Thursday March 10, 2022, at the age of 77.
Dean Paul Torres obituary
            Rotarians and people everyone whose life was touched with the many acts of random kindness (ARK) by Dean Torres, appreciate, celebrate, honor and remember the many contributions to his Family, the Church, the Community, Students, Employees, Rotary, Rotarians and People everywhere throughout his wonderful life.  Thank you for inspiring and helping everyone, everywhere and every day!  You will continue to be remembered for the rest of our lives. 
Gratefully, respectfully and sincerely yours,
Rotary Club of La Place (RCOL) Rotarians
Rotary International (RI) District 6840 Rotarians
Rotary International (RI) Globally/Worldwide Rotarians