Melvin Male, incredibly loving and devoted husband of Diane Parker Male, passed away on 27 October 2013 following a brief illness. Mel was born in Tonawanda, New York, on 12 May 1932.|
Majoring in Geology, Mel received his BA from the University of Buffalo in June 1954. Shortly afterwards, he became a Field Geologist with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, later serving with the U. S. Air Force as an Officer. Mel moved to the west coast to work for General Dynamics, Convair Division, for 35 years, while also pursuing a Real Estate Brokership and later opening a computer consulting business.
Mel, a lifelong scholar and multi-talented person, was gifted in science, philosophy, genealogy, history, writing, music and art. He also participated in sports and ran marathons.
Beloved Spiritual Head and Mentor of his blended family, including six children, fourteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and many, many friends, both in the U.S. and in England, Mel's physical presence will be forever missed while he remains in our hearts always.
Published in La Jolla Light on Nov. 27, 2013