passed away suddenly on May 21 2014. Tod was born in the Midwest and spent much of his youth outdoors, hiking, swimming and canoeing. He moved to California as a young teenager where he became an avid surfer and fly fisherman. He also developed marksmanship skills with various antique and new firearms. Tod graduated from UCLA with a degree in Geography specializing in computer mapping, remote sensing and spatial anyalsis. He was at the forefront on this new emerging technology. He went on to get a Masters Degree in Geography from UC Santa Barbara. Tod worked for the California Oil industry for many years and expanded his skills to many different corporations and was a valued employee at Arizona Public Service when he passed. Recently Tod spent much of his time near the desert, camping, river rafting and spending time at Lake Mead. He was known for his wonderful wildlife photography and his wicked sense of humor. He is predeceased by his parents Eugene and Elenore Streich and his brother Brad Streich. He is survived by his sister Sara Streich , nephew Kyle Streich Kuzma , 6 great nieces and nephews and his beloved Kathy. Tod will be greatly missed.
Published in The Arizona Republic on July 6, 2014