Milton L. Grissom
Milton L. Grissom died July 19. He was 83.
Grissom was born on Jan. 9, 1940, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Milton and Vida Grissom. He grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He graduated from Los Alamos High School and the University of New Mexico. After receiving a degree in mechanical engineering at UNM, he was hired at Atomics International in Canoga Park, California. In 1967 he accepted a position at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He earned his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from San Jose State University. While at LLNL, he held various positions related to national defense including program managers, assistant associate director for planning, deputy division leader, LEDO, and after 36 years retiring as the manager of site 300, the high explosives test site. Following retirement, he worked as a technical consultant for TechSource out of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
He is survived by his wife Suzanne, daughter Monica, stepdaughter Kristin (Todd), and grandsons Ryan (Amanda) and Brandon.
In accordance with his wishes there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: Paws In Need (Animal Welfare) P.O. Box 3436 San Ramon, info [at] paws-in-need.org (info[at]paws-in-need[dot]org)925-551-1877.