Lester Satterthwaite
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Satterthwaite, Lester
82, of Tempe passed away on January 5, 2012 in the presence of his wife and all five of his children. Lester was a Professor Emeritus of Educational Technology at ASU. His last years were plagued by declining health, but he bore his infirmities and limitations with grace and dignity, saying that there was apparently something he still had to learn or accomplish. Born in 1929, Lester was the adored only child of Lester Lee and Mabel Satterthwaite, who raised him to be a devout, loving and responsible man. He is survived by his cherished wife of sixty years, Joella, and his five children and their families: Barry (Tally), Mark, Cindy Weaver, Lester Lee III "Chip" (Gina) and Elizabeth Moenich (Don). He will be sorely missed for his intelligence and humor, but most for his loving guidance and acceptance.



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Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 10, 2012.
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January 13, 2012
Joella and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I am sure that Lester will be sorely missed. It is never easy to lose a loved one. My thoughts are with you. Nancy Gallaugher
January 10, 2012
Lisa and I are deeply saddened. Les was our mentor at ASU for many years. He had a profound impact in our lives. We think of him often and still follow the principles he taught us. We will always have the fondest memories of this gentle man.
Brian Berg
January 10, 2012
I worked for Telemation in 1968-1970 & visited w/ Les many times when I came to ASU to repair/maintain his A/V equipment. What a great guy, I always looked fwd to seeing him. Gary
Gary Thorson
January 10, 2012
My deepest sympathy to Joella and family at their loss. God Bless always, Jean Cartier
January 5, 2012
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