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Henry C. MILLER

MILLER, Henry C. July 18, 1923- January 29, 2013 Hank died peacefully at home after a long illness. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of Henry Chalfant and Grace Kelly Miller. He was preceded in death by his sister Eugenie Snell. At an early age Hank built his first short wave radio, and thus began a life long love with ham radio. He was also active in the Boy Scouts of America and became an Eagle Scout. Hank graduated from The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio where he met his wife of 67 years, Virginia Clark. He joined the navy after college and served as a Lieutenant JG. After the war, Hank earned a bachelor of science degree from Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio and a MBA from Harvard University. Among other places he had a successful business career at The Borg Warner Corporation in Detroit and later at The Western Gear Corporation in Los Angeles. In retirement Hank became active again in the ham radio community world wide. An exciting time for him was when he worked on communications at the Iditerod race in Alaska. He also renewed his activity with the Boy Scouts of America and served on The Los Angeles Board of Directors. He was active in his church and in The United Way of Greater Los Angeles. He and his wife, Jinny, loved to play golf and enjoyed traveling throughout the world. Hank is survived by his wife Jinny: his children Patricia Lasater, Tod Miller and David Miller and six grandchildren, Nick, Molly, Kate, Lauren, Jacob and Sarah. Memorial services will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills on Saturday, February 9th at 11am. Any donations may be made to Buena Vista Hospice Care, 143 Triunfo Canyon Rd. # 103, Westlake Village, CA 91360 or a .

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 3, 2013
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