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Einar Lund Age 89, passed away on May 12, 2012. He was born and raised in Lofthus, Norway, the son of Harald and Borghild Lund. Einar graduated from schools in Norway and Sweden, and received a degree in electrical engineering. He worked in Norway for some years before deciding to venture out, first to Canada, then to San Francisco in 1954. He started working for Bechtel Corporation, and stayed with Bechtel for 32 years. He worked on many interesting projects for the company, advancing to the position of Chief Electrical Engineer in the San Francisco Power Division. Einar met Synnove, also a native of Norway, and married in 1955. Besides his loving wife of 57 years, he leaves his sons, Erik of Boise, Idaho, Sven of Fair Oaks, California, and four grandsons, Peter, Lars, Samuel and Nelson. Einar was a family man. He took great pride in his home and garden projects. He loved classical music, Mozart and Grieg being his favorites. He enjoyed nature, often taking the family on trips to the Sierras for cross country skiing and hiking. Locally, he hiked the trails on Mount Tamalpais, Point Reyes, and the hills of Novato, where he made his home, since 1964. The Lund Family reunion to celebrate his life this July. Special thanks to Hospice of Petaluma.
Published in Marin Independent Journal on June 2, 2012
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