The scholarship commemorates DeLoach’s long career in the automotive industry and his dedication as a trustee to the ASCEF
Sacramento, Calif.—In tribute to Dick DeLoach, 76, who died in 2020 from COVID-19, the Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) and its ASC Educational Foundation (ASCEF) launched a scholarship in his name.
This year, ASCEF will match up to $2,000 in donations for the fund, which commemorates DeLoach’s long career in the automotive industry and his dedication as a trustee to the ASCEF.
The Dick DeLoach Memorial Fund will be awarded to California high school seniors who plan to enroll in post high school technical and academic training, and California college undergraduates in the automotive service field.
DeLoach had been a trustee of the ASCEF and he spent a long career writing about the automotive aftermarket, including numerous ASCCA member shop business profile features and ASCCA event coverage. More than that, DeLoach became part of the fabric of the association and was one of its prominent cheerleaders.
He was an editor, writer, and photographer for various publications that included Truckin’ Magazine, Lowrider Magazine, and Parts & People. He had more than 1,550 articles published in national and international trade publications, and specialized in tech, product guides, how-to articles, and event coverage..
If you would like help honor Dick’s memory, please consider donating to this scholarship fund.
Checks can also be made mailed to:
ASC Educational Foundation
1 Capitol Mall, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814