Fred Kurzweil, devoted husband of Irene (Aikin) Kurzweil, loving father of Fred S. Kurzweil, and grandfather of Jennifer J. Kurzweil, died on Nov. 15, 2015, at his nursing home, “Home Sweet Home,” in Hood River, Ore. Fred was born in 1927 in Connecticut, but spent most of his adult life in California. He moved to Hood River in 2006, to remarry at age 79, and lived the rest of his life here. He loved Hood River, and the many congenial friends he met here.
Fred was a graduate of MIT and received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University. Between his years of study he served in the U.S. Army, and later in the Air Force.
He had a long and exciting career with IBM and Maxtor Corp.
Fred is survived by his wife, his brother, his son and his granddaughter.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date.
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