S. G. (Goodie) Goodman, a veteran union official and former deputy director of the state Department of Employment, died March 14 in Mission Hills. He was 90 and was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions of 1952 and 1956, later heading the labor segment of former Gov. Edmund G. (Pat) Brown's 1966 reelection campaign.
Before Brown named him to the employment post in 1959, Goodman was an executive with the International Assn. of Machinists and a founder of the California Machinists' Trust Fund.
A longtime resident of Glendale, Goodman helped found International Guiding Eyes Inc., which provides free guide dogs for blind people undergoing vocational rehabilitation.
He is survived by a son, Alan, of Mission Hills; a sister, Jennie Lubin of Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.