Mark W. Ludwig, 39, of 12025 Cherie Drive, Austin, Texas, a former Berkshire County resident, died Sunday night in Austin, Texas as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born in Mt. Kisco, New York, on August 25, 1964, a son of the late 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. 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 was also 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 is survived by two brothers, Michael A. Ludwig and his wife, Linda, of Adams, MA, and Jeffrey R. Ludwig and his wife, Jeanne, of Saranac, New York; one sister, Laurie A. Ludwig of Gilmanton Iron Works, New Hampshire. The funeral will be held on Friday, July 2, at 9:00 a.m. from the Auge- Paciorek-Simmons Funeral Home , 13 Hoosac St. Adams, MA, 01220, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Raphael's Church, Cole Avenue, Williamstown. 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 at the Funeral Home will be Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 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.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Jul. 1, 2004.