ALBERT EUGENE FEY Albert Eugene Fey of Briarcliff Manor, NY, died on June 13, 2014 after a brief pulmonary illness. He was born in Dearborn, MI, on June 6, 1933. Al is survived by his wife, Marguerite (Tookie) Symmes Fey, Wilmington, NC; daughter Nancy Fey Walker (Evan), New York, NY; son Daniel Fey, Briarcliff Manor, NY; stepdaughters Holly Boes (Larry), Pleasantville, NY, and Aimee McGuire (John), Summit, NJ; two grandsons and five stepgrandchildren. His wife's four sons, Joseph H. Keffer, Jr., Michael Bethune Keffer (Chasity), James Reilly Keffer DO (Valerie), and Master Jonathan Symmes Keffer (Claudine), and six grandchildren enjoyed Al's fun-loving spirit. Al was predeceased by his first wife, Norma Pugh Fey and his second wife, Judith Crumley Fey. A graduate of Thomas Edison Institute in Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI, Al took pride in attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. A 1955 graduate of the University of Michigan Engineering School with a BSME, Al was an avid and devoted fan of the Wolverines (Go Blue!) and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He graduated from George Washington Law School, JD in 1958. As senior partner at Fish & Neave LLP (acquired by Ropes & Gray LLP) Al was a renowned intellectual property litigation attorney and a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Consistent with his high standing at the bar, Al was a great colleague and mentor. He was also a brilliant, kind, and fun-loving man. Extremely active throughout his life, Al enjoyed countless hours on the golf course and ski slopes, always surrounded by the family and friends he valued so greatly. Al will be greatly missed as a patriarch and friend to all. In lieu of flowers, memorials and tribute gifts may be sent to the Michigan Athletic Annual Fund, Office of University Development, 3003 S. State St., Suite 8000, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, or to the charity of one's choice. Visitation will be at the home of Tookie Fey, 3747 Reston Ct, today, Thursday, July 3, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on July 3, 2014