Category Archives: Remembrance

Clyde Huffman Eulogy

The following Eulogy was presented by Steve Speier at the Celebration of Life service for Clyde on April 27, 2016 at the Chapel of the Oaks in Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, CA. EULOGY OF CLYDE STANLEY HUFFMAN Clyde was born … Continue reading

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Harold (Hal) Griffin

I learned today that Hal Griffin of Operations passed away on Friday, August 7th, after a short illness. His funeral was held Monday, Aug 11th, at Jones Funeral Chapel 902 Preskitt Rd. Decatur, TX. There was a graveside service at … Continue reading

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Bernard Cooper Dies in Hit and Run Accident

Bernie Cooper was tragically killed while riding his recumbent bicycle in the Tierra Rejada Valley on February 21, 2013. The family gathered from all over the United States and promptly held a private memorial for him at home. Below are … Continue reading

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Thomas J Cox

Tom Cox worked as a field engineer for Litton in Data Systems Division Field Engineering. Tom performed all required maintenance on the AN/TYQ-2 Air Operations Central for the U.S. Marine Corps, at Marine Base at Camp Pendleton in California, and … Continue reading

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Tragic Accident Kills Sam Coates Former Employee of Guidance Division

Sam’s Memorial Service is at the Riverside VA Cemetery on 28 September.Sam and I were friends since 1957 and our paths followed similar directions. Rest In Peace.

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Tom McAusland

Thomas Dennis McAusland December 4, 1932 – June 5, 2011 Tom passed away after an acute illness at Providence Tarzana Hospital. He was born on December 4, 1932 in New York City to Thomas and Mary McAusland. He attended St. … Continue reading

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Fred Gurgiolo

Fred Gurgiolo was a very early employee of DSD when the main offices were on Sherman Way in 1962.  Over the years he was one of the primary Information Systems Support interface personnel to many of the Directorates in the … Continue reading

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Del Jacoby

Del passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2011, after being diagnosed with lung cancer late last year.  His death was a shock to everyone, including his family. I’m still waiting for the Obituary promised by the family and will post … Continue reading

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