Elliot Dick Giroux

Elliot Dick Giroux

Elliot Dick Giroux died Oct. 2. He was 95.

Giroux was born in Columbia Falls, Montana. He graduated in 1950 from Montana State University, Bozeman.  After a brief career in teaching, he was hired at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as a scientific programmer where he was a group leader and the Hydrodynamic, Elastic, Magneto and Plastic (HEMP) project programming coder and leader.

He is survived by his second wife of 12 years, Lee Rotha Giroux, his brother, Clayton Giroux, daughters, Diane Boivie with husband Robert Boivie, Audrey Giroux with husband John Bratina, and Denise Kellom with husband Michael Kellom, as well as one niece, twelve nephews, four grandsons, two great grandchildren, two step granddaughters and four step great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Arlene Joyce Giroux, his brother Donald Giroux, and fraternal twin brother Davis William Giroux.

A celebration of life will be held on Nov. 19 at 11:00 a.m. at the main sanctuary, First Presbyterian Church of Livermore at 2020 Fifth Street, with a reception immediately following in the church Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be sent to: First Presbyterian Church of Livermore, 2020 Fifth St., Livermore.  or Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, Arkansas or online at www.heifer.org.