semi-on topic obituary
- "Ex Cons" is a mailing list for folks like me who worked at Concurrent Computer Corp/Masscomp. This fellow's obituary is relevant for his Gemini and Apollo aerospace work:
FORMERLY OF HOWELL
Paul Lutz, 71, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. He was born in Upper Darby, Pa. to the late Paul V. and Muriel Lutz. He was a graduate of Springfield High School, Springfield, Pa. and attended Pennsylvania State University. He was a graduated of San Diego State University with an Electrical Engineering degree. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked for Electronic Associates, Inc. (EAI), West Long Branch, and contributed to the Gemini and Apollo aerospace programs (1966-1972) developing products as a contractor and employee. He worked at NASA-Ames and NASA-Houston during these projects. He was president of Technical Associates International (TAI); providing technical instruction, course development, and manuals for nuclear power, flight simulation, and aerospace industries computer applications. Mass Comp/Concurrent Computer Corporation, Westford, Mass. as a course developer and hardware/software instructor; and NSTAR, Westwood, MA as Manager of Corrosion. He was a member of MENSA; lifetime member of Rod Knockers Club; active member of the NRA; active in local and national Tea Party movements. Paul lived in Howell before moving to Shrewsbury, Mass. Paul was an accomplished writer, an avid reader, loved flying small planes and simulators, photography, and a great lover of animals. He enjoyed fishing and guns with whomever shared the same passion. He treasured time spent with his family and friends.