July 4, 1939 - November 20, 2018
as a mechanic supervisor for the City and County of San Francisco, retiring in 2009. He was an active volunteer with the Coast Guard Auxiliary for many years, serving as a boating instructor, safety instructor and trainer, and participating in rescue and emergency support. Aurelio was an acknowledged expert in auto and truck mechanics. In his free time, he enjoyed boating and photography. Aurelio was predeceased by his parents, Florencio and Carmela Leon, and his brother, Antonio. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Reba, his sister Maria Kazan, his niece Julie Metcalf (David), sisterin-law Yvonne Garrett, brother-in-law Joe Garrett (Barbara), brother-in-law Michael Garrett (Debbie), and 4 nephews and 9 great-nieces and nephews. Family and friends remember Aurelio as an open-hearted, generous man, always ready to help, and with a warm sense of humor. Younger friends, in particular, remember him as a mentor and advisor.