Mark W. Ludwig, 39, of 12025 Cherie Drive, Austin, Texas, a former Berkshire County resident, died Sunday night, June 27, 2004, in Austin as a result of a motor vehicle accident that evening.
Born in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., on Aug. 25, 1964, he was the son of Frank and Patricia (Fahl) Ludwig. He moved to Vermont with his family at age 5 and attended schools there, graduating from Green Mountain Union High School in Chester, Vt., in 1982.
Mr. Ludwig worked at Pete’s Chrysler in Pittsfield, Mass., for several years, and also worked for a period at the Ground Round Restaurant in Hadley, Mass., which is owned by his brother, Michael. He moved to Texas in 1998 and until his death, he had worked as senior manager for software products at Polycom Inc. in Austin. He also was a member of the board of directors of the International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium.
He enjoyed golfing, boating, traveling, and spending time with his family, friends and co-workers.
He leaves two brothers, Michael A. Ludwig and his wife, Linda, of Adams, Mass., and Jeffrey R. Ludwig and his wife, Jeanne, of Saranac, N.Y.; a sister, Laurie A. Ludwig of Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H.; his nieces and nephews, Katelyn E. Ludwig, Stephanie M. Ludwig and Michael A. Ludwig, all of Adams, Mass., and Jeffrey E. Ludwig and Gregory G. Ludwig, both of Saranac, N.Y.
FUNERAL NOTICE -- The funeral for Mark Ludwig will be held Friday, July 2, 9 a.m., from the Augé-Paciorek-Simmons Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St. Adams. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Raphael Church, Williamstown. The Rev. Mark Burke, S.J., pastor of St. Patrick and St. Raphael Parish, Williamstown, will officiate. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery, Williamstown.
Calling hours are Thursday, 5-7 p.m., at the funeral home.
A memorial service will be held in Austin, Texas at a date to be announced.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mark William Ludwig Memorial Fund, through the funeral home.
This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.
Published in North Adams Transcript on Jun. 30, 2004.