Terry Hurzeler, 69, of League City, TX, died peacefully on Sunday, December 13, at Kindred Hospital. He was born in January 1946 in Hartford, Connecticut to the late Rudy and Elois Hurzeler. The family moved to Houston when Terry was very young. He graduated from Rice University in 1968 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and he enjoyed a successful career in the petrochemical industry, including owning and operating a combustion equipment and services company.
A lifelong sailor, Terry had sailed and raced extensively throughout Galveston Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. He had been a member of Lakewood Yacht Club and Houston Yacht Club.
Terry is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Jana Hurzeler; his brother, Kurt Hurzeler; and sister, Jan Walter. A memorial service will be privately held. If desired, memorial donations may be made in Terry's name to the Houston Yacht Club youth sailing program (RASA), 3620 Miramar, Shore Acres, TX 77571