Office Assistant James Bartnik III passes away

Staff photo of James Bartnik III.
James D. Bartnik III

Ironwood State Prison reported the unexpected passing of Office Assistant James Bartnik III on Feb. 28, 2023.

While Bartnik was a recent hire, he came from a CDCR family. He began at Ironwood on Feb. 13, 2023, where many of his relatives also are employed.

“Please keep James’ family in your thoughts as they go through this difficult time,” according to a statement issued by Ironwood State Prison.

Read more tributes to staff and retirees who have passed away.

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