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Alvin Sanders

Plant Operations, Maintenance Mechanic, Tulane Hospital

United States

Alvin Lawrence "Big Al" Sanders, Sr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 31, 1945 and was los to COVID-19 on April 10, 2020 at the age of 74. He was a long-time employee of Tulane Medical Center where he was known and loved by many. Alvin graduated from George Washington Carver High School (New Orleans) 1964. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard and Rita (Cosse') Sanders, brothers Fred, Warren, and Errol Sanders; sisters Bernice Barthe' and Margie Encalade.

Alvin affectionately known as "Big Al" leaves his wife Jean (Bordenave) Sanders, his sons Alvin (fiance' Connie), Bryan (Leondria), Kerry (Shena), and Sean (Keasha) Sanders; and siblings Delores Middleton, Norma Pradia, and Nolan Sanders. 10 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, relatives and friends.