[svfig-announce] Herman Griffin's obituary
forther at comcast.net
Tue Sep 23 01:53:33 BST 2008
> David L. Jaffe wrote:
> > Herman L. Griffin Jr. (1933 to Sept 6, 2008) passed away peacefully at the
> > Palo Alto Veterans Hospital after a brief illness.
> > Herman grew up in Jefferson, PA and Ashland, OH, graduating from Ashland High
> > School in 1952. He was a Korean War Veteran and later attended Ohio State
> > University. In 1959 he came to California and worked at various electronic
> > companies in the Silicon Valley. He had an inquisitive mind and a lifelong
> > love of computers and tinkering.
> > He is survived by his wife Jacqueline, son Mark (Heather) Griffin of Anqwin,
> > CA, daughter Beth (Eric) Whitmore of Palo Alto and four grandchildren: Emily
> > and Clair Griffin and David and Julie Whitmore. He is also survived by his
> > brother Edwin (Marjorie) Griffin of Westfield Center, OH and many nieces and
> > nephews.
> > A gathering of friends and family in honor of his memory will take place at
> > one of his favorite places; The Computer History Museum on Friday, Sept 26th
> > at 2pm, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA.
> > In lieu of flowers, any memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Research
> > Institute http://www.cancerresearch.org or a charity of your choosing.
> > Sympathy cards can be sent to:
> > Jackie Griffin
> > 3617 Ramona Cirle
> > Palo Alto, CA 94306
> > Feel free to pass this along to anyone who knew Herman outside of SVFIG.
> > Please let me know if you are planning to attend so the family will know how
> > many people to expect.
> > Dave Jaffe
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