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RIGHTER, Stuart Well known California surveyor, dies in his home, age 63. Professional surveyor, musician, tug boat cook, construction boss and educator. Santa Rosa, California - 21 May 2015. Stuart Righter died in his home from complications of long term medical conditions. He was well known as a land surveyor. Stuart participated in the California Land Surveyors Association for most of his 25 year surveying career serving as president, secretary, and numerous other committee positions. His passion for historical records was what drove him most and was honored last year to be accepted to the Board of the Sonoma County Records Commission. He was currently cataloging and referencing numerous records from past surveyors archives, and will be truly missed by his peers. He was born August 15, 1951 In Virginia. He obtained a degree in Education from the University of Virginia. He worked as a tug boat cook, teacher, and a construction superintendent before meeting his true calling in surveying. He is survived by his former wife Teresa Cook and step-daughter Tanya Cook in Virginia, his brother Grover Righter in Reno Nevada, his brother Steven Righter in Richmond Virginia, and brother George Righter in Williamsburg, Virginia. There will be memorial information posted at www.stuart-righter.com. Friends and professional associates can obtain information regarding memorial services by emailing [email protected]
Published Online in the Press Democrat from May 28 to May 29, 2015
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