In Memoriam

In Memoriam

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Lee A. Dravidzius

Aug. 21, 2019 - Lee A. Dravidzius, former LLNL technical animator, died Aug. 17. He was 74. Dravidzius was born on Aug. 9, 1945, the son of Louis and Jane (Woodworth) Dravidzius in Detroit. He married Carla Cave on July 19, 2008, in Petersburg. He was accepted...

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Amber D. Seymour (Artaxet)

Aug. 13, 2019 - Amber D. Seymour (Artaxet), died July 29. She was 35. Seymour worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2001-2003 for Eurest; 2003-2004 on the floor maintenance crew and 2004-2007 in customer service, the Mail Room and Superblock.  She was...

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Frederick Wilton Holloway

Aug. 13, 2019 - Frederick Wilton Holloway died July 2. He was 80. Holloway was a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. He enjoyed a career of more than 35 years working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  Many of those years were in a...

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Robert "Bob" L. Wong

Aug. 8, 2019 - Robert "Bob" L. Wong, a former Lab engineer, died July 28. He was 80. Wong was known for his big smile and love of working on cars. Retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as a professional researcher in Mechanical Engineering. He was...

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Ernest Arthur Hodges

Aug. 7, 2019 - Ernest Arthur Hodges died July 30. He was 92. Hodges was born in Springfield, Michigan to Herbert Logan and Elsie Mae Amos Hodges. The family moved to California when he left the Army. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Richland,...

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Louann Schwager Tung

Aug. 7, 2019 - Louann Schwager Tung, a former Lab engineer, died July 20. She was 64. Born in Springfield, Illinois, on June 25, 1955, she was raised by nurturing parents Mary and Wilson Schwager in Granite City, Ill. She achieved a bachelor’s and master’s...

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Bernhard Gustav Roth

Aug. 1, 2019 - Bernhard Gustav Roth, a former Lab engineer, died Aug. 30, 2018. He was 82. Roth was born in Jamaica, New York on May 18, 1936. In the mid 1950s he moved with his parents, Carl and Elizabeth Roth, to San Diego. After marrying his wife Julia in 1958...

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James Frederick Foye

July 29, 2019 - James Frederick Foye died July 19. He was 78. James Frederick Foye passed away on July 19 after a valiant battle with symptoms related to a neurological disease. He was 78. Born in Chicago and the first-born child of Ann and Frederick Foye, his...

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Bernard "Bernie" Monahan

July 25, 2019 - Bernard "Bernie" Monahan died July 10 after a lengthy illness. He was 86. He leaves behind wife Margaret (Peggy) Monahan, daughter Jo Ellen Anderson, son Chuck Monahan and daughter-in-law Amy Adams and five grandchildren. He was the son of Joseph...

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Harriette Cochran

July 22, 2019 - Harriette Cochran died June 18. She was 81. Cochran was born in 1937 to Harry and Glendora Ballou. She spent her youth in Ben Lomond and later moved to Alameda and San Lorenzo. She graduated from San Lorenzo High School where she met her husband-to...

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Patrick Ellis

July 18, 2019 - Patrick Ellis, a former Lab engineer, died May 26. He was 86. Ellis was born in Greeley, Colorado, in 1932 to Burr Kensworth Ellis and Ruth Opal Emerson Ellis. The family moved to Venice, California, and later settled in Tracy in 1938. He graduated...

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Moises Ostrovsky

July 15, 2019 - Moises Ostrovsky, a former Lab engineer, died June 17. He was 82. Ostrovsky was born Nov. 7, 1936 to Aaron Ostrovsky and Rosa Schapiro, in the town of Charata, Chaco, Argentina. Soon the family moved to Buenos Aires, where he spent his first few...

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Steve Joe Anglin

June 27, 2019 - Steve Joe Anglin died June 16. He was 61. Anglin was born on Dec. 22, 1957 to Jim and Joann Anglin in Hayward, California. The family later moved to Livermore where he attended Granada High School and met the love of his life, Ann Van Dyke, at the...

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Charles (Charlie) Anderson

June 27, 2019 - Charles (Charlie) Anderson, a former Lab physicist, died June 16. He was 79. Anderson was born in Smithers, West Virginia, and later moved to Cleveland, where he graduated from Case Institute of Technology. After graduation in 1962, he accepted a...

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Kimberly Cupps

June 24, 2019 - Kim Cupps, a longtime leader in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) Computing Directorate, died June 13. She was 57. Cupps was born and raised in Livermore and was the third child of Jane and Frank Cupps. After graduating from Granada...

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Norman W. Klino

June 21, 2019 - Norman Klino died June 10. He was 76. Klino proudly served as an aviation electronics technician in the U.S. Navy from 1961-1965, flying reconnaissance missions over the Pacific. He was a devoted father and hardworking provider for his family. His...

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John T. "Jack" Noonan Jr.

June 21, 2019 - John T. (Jack) Noonan Jr., a former Lab engineer, died April 17. He was 84. Noonan was born on May 26, 1934, to John T. Noonan Sr. and Audrey M. Noonan in Cherokee, Iowa. The Noonan family moved to Livermore, California in 1938 when Livermore's...

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James Tom Letras

June 10, 2019 - James Tom Letras, a former senior technical coordinator, died June 3. He was 67. Letras was hired as a Lawrence Livermore Laboratory employee in 2002 and he retired in December 2017. He was a senior technical coordinator in the Manufacturing...

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Heiner Walter Meldner

June 5, 2019 - Heiner Walter Meldner, a former Lab physicist, died May 24. He was 80. Meldner was born on May 21,1939 in Koenigsberg/Prussia, Germany, the second of four children. In 1965 he obtained a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of...

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Malcolm Herbert Mac Gregor

May 21, 2019 - Malcolm Herbert Mac Gregor, a former Lab physicist, died April 19. He was 92. Mac Gregor was born on April 24, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan, as the oldest of three sons born to Herbert Mac Gregor and Mary Horvath. He served in the U.S. Navy during...