G. Livesay, 9/9/42- 8/14/93. After graduation and a few years in the Post Office,
Steve joined the U.S. Park Police receiving the medal of valor in 1973 for rescuing a
woman from drowning off Rock Creek Parkway. Retiring in 1979 he spent the next years
in Annapolis, Maryland becoming the best sailor he could be. Even living aboard and
sailing the Islands. Steve leaves three grown children and one grandchild.
Tribute to Medal of Valor Recipients
of Valor are presented to Officers who have demonstrated unusual courage
a high degree of personal risk in the face of great danger.
1960- Officer Frank E. Papuga
Stopping a runaway truck
1960- Officer James D. Finch
Rescue of three persons from a burning building in Takoma Park,
1967- Officer Carl R. Holmberg
Rescue of a woman from the Tidal Basin, Washington, D.C.
1967- Officer Kenneth Cornwell
Rescue of a citizen from the Potomac River
1969-Officer Louis Robinson
Rescue of a Metropolitan Police Sergeant
1971-Officer Raymond L. Hawkins
Shot while attempting to stop an armed robbery in progress, Marlow Heights,
Prince George County Maryland.
1971-Officer Henderson Kea
Wounded while attempting to stop an armed robbery in progress,
Prince Georges County, Maryland
1973-Sergeant Stephen G. Livesay
Rescue of a woman from Rock Creek, Washington, D.C.