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Avron I. Bryan

Cocoa Beach, FL

Bryan, Avron I., 85, of Cocoa Beach, died February 1, 2014. He was a 1951 graduate of the University of Tampa and has two Master Degrees one in Systems Engineering and one in Mathematics from University of Florida. He was an officer with the Coast Guard and a veteran of the Korean War. He was employed for five years with General Electric as a Design Engineer for Atomic Energy and Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles applications. Then for 32 years with Jet Propulsion Laboratory Deep Space Net as a Systems Engineer and Technical Manager for JPL Ground Tracking Systems for Deep Space Missions. Since retirement, he has partnered in business to design embedded computer control systems for Waste Water Facilities and Insecticide control systems. He has been issued 13 US Patents. Eleven patents based on implementation of online intelligent tests to provide real-time operational verification of chemical sensors. Avron was an avid golfer who also enjoyed jogging and pursuing academia. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, June Nance Bryan; one son David W. Bryan of Tampa, FL; one daughter, Margaret B. (David) Reiter of Fort Walton Beach, FL; two brothers, Harry (Annette) Bryan of Weston, FL, Robert (Gina) Bryan of Miami, FL; one sister, Patricia (Charles) Hauser of Hampton, VA; two grandsons, Lewis W Rivers III, David E. Reiter III; and one great-grandson Coleson Rivers. He was predeceased by a daughter, Nance Bryan. Online memorial at

Published in FLORIDA TODAY from Feb. 5 to Feb. 7, 2014
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