Deaton hospitalized in Costa Rica

Department of Water and Power general manager Ron Deaton is in an intensive care unit in Costa Rica "with his family by his side" after suffering what a DWP statement calls a serious cardiac arrhythmia. "His family is encouraged by his progress and, though his condition is quite serious, they are hopeful that he will make a full recovery. The Deaton family is currently making plans to return Ron to Los Angeles as his condition permits," the statement says.

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