Mount Vernon, WA
Floyd Lewis, age 87, passed away in Mount Vernon, WA on January 9, 2013, surrounded by his wife and children.
Born in Roundup, MT to Rena and Vollie Lewis, at age five he moved with his parents and four siblings to Oregon where he married Aileen Alair Clifton in 1949.
Floyd enjoyed teaching school for two years, but his passion was for electronics. In 1956 he obtained a BSEE from OSU and the couple moved to the Santa Clara Valley where he managed radar and radio projects for national defense at Sylvania and ESL.
Floyd was an avid photographer and loved hiking, running, and bird watching. After retiring in 1991, the couple returned to Oregon in 1997 and on to Washington in 2007.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Aileen Alair Lewis; sisters Olivia Anderson and Gladys Martin; and children Katherine and Gary Lewis.
Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 PM on February 2, 2013, 1318 S. 18th St., Mount Vernon, WA 98274.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on January 19, 2013