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Spound, Albert "Bud"
86, passed away on February 11th in Los Angeles, CA. Bud was born in Brookline, MA in 1926 and raised in Fitchburg and Leominster. At the age of 18, he became an Ensign in the United States Navy and served in the Western Pacific as a gunnery officer during World War II. After graduating from UCLA, he resided in Concord, MA. Until 1980, he was a principal of the Charlton Company of Leominster, MA and Los Angeles, CA - nationally known manufacturers and designers of contemporary furniture and was a patent holder for modern recliner chairs. He was one of the founding partners in 1960 of the Orangewood Development Company. After moving to California in 1980, he established The Spound Company, a commercial real estate firm, with his son Jack. He was an active member of the democratic party all his life, an avid Boston sports fan, and a keen student of history and politics. In 2012, he completed his first book, "America for Sale" which dealt with the problems of ideological bias on the Supreme Court, and was working on his second book about the U. S. Naval operations in the Pacific. Bud is survived by wife Evelyn of 35 years and his five children - Amy of Sudbury, MA, and Jack, Michael, Corey, and Sabrina of Los Angeles, CA, and seven loving grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Joseph Spound of Wayland, MA and his sister, Marcia Loeb of Los Angeles, CA. He will be missed by many.

Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 17, 2013
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