John Machado Obituary-Death News; Arts Area CEO, John Machado Died in Ontario, California

John Machado Obituary-Death News; Arts Area CEO, John Machado Died in Ontario, California

The community laments the untimely death of John Machado, a well-known individual recognised for his contributions to the arts community, in an incredibly tragic turn of events. On Wednesday, October 25, 2023, John unexpectedly passed away.

He was a distinguished professor of art history at Chaffey College and the CEO/President of The Arts Area. His death left a great vacuum in the lives of all who knew him.

Heartfelt sympathies are being sent to John Machado’s family in response to his unexpected passing, which has left the community in shock and grief. Those who had the honour of knowing him have honoured his memory by recalling him as an ardent supporter of the arts and a motivating teacher.

John Machado was a graduate of The University of Texas in Austin and Claremont Graduate University. He had a strong passion for the arts and education. He continued his lifelong commitment to study and learning by attending San Diego State University.

John enthusiastically pursued the goals of The Arts Area, an Ontario-based organisation that offers financial sponsorship, professional development, resource support, and civic advocacy, in his capacity as CEO/President.

His initiatives were directed towards promoting fair access and sustainable economic growth in the San Bernardino, Riverside, and East Los Angeles Counties’ creative sectors.

The exact reason of John Machado’s death is still unknown, as are the circumstances surrounding his passing. His actual cause of death is still unknown, and as of this writing, no other information was available. During this challenging and hard time, the community is asked to keep John Machado and his entire family in their thoughts and prayers while they wait for updates.