James "JD" Vincent Del Nigro, a 60 year resident of California, passed away on Sunday August 18, 2013. JD was born in Providence, Rhode Island on March 29, 1946. He was 67 when he died at home surrounded by family after a five month battle with cancer. He graduated from Venice High in 1964 and was in his 4th year of retirement after a 35 year career at Hughes/Boeing Aircraft. JD's passion in life was his family; he was a loving, caring Husband, Dad, Grandpa and Friend. He was an avid sports fan; he loved baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf and NASCAR. JD was an outdoors man that loved the beach, the mountains, cycling, skiing, golfing, hiking, camping and fishing. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. JD is survived by wife, Jeanne; sons, Gino and Cory; grandchildren, Jaedyn and Ava; daughter-in-law, Danielle; and sister, Doris. He was preceded in death by parents, Dora and Salvatore Del Nigro. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions - McMillan Center in Gardena on Friday August 30, 2013 at 12 noon. A reception follows in the Lighthouse Reception Room from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm. The family requests all sports fans wear their favorite team shirts/jerseys or come in casual attire to celebrate JD. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www.appleseedministry.com.