James Albert Fischer, age 70, of Vermilion, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Stein Hospice Center in Sandusky.
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Jim graduated from Vermilion High School in 1960. He sailed the Great Lakes and spent time with many friends in the west.
Jim worked as a designer on the early space flights, and on advanced medical equipment. He was also an author.
He is survived by his wife, Candace (nee Schisler); father, Hank Fischer of Vermilion; brother, David Fischer of Vermilion; Judi Fischer; nieces, Sondra (Mohammed) Diane, and Katie (Tom) LaLonde; nephew, Scott Fischer; and many loved cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Violet ""Mac"" Fischer (nee McIntyre).
There will be no visitation and private services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Ritter Public Library, 5680 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, OH 44089.
Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street Vermilion, OH 44089
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Dec. 27, 2012