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Gordon S. Reiter

February 15, 1935 - January 1, 2014

Gordon S. Reiter, 78, died peacefully at his home in Torrance, California, on January 1, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, the former Mary Hedean of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Gordon was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, son of Winifred and Paul David Reiter, both of whom were professors at the University of New Mexico. He graduated from Albuquerque High School, from University of Southern California and received his doctorate from the California Institute of Technology. At the time of his retirement, Gordon was Program Manager for Space at Hughes Aircraft Company in California. Gordon was very active in a local Shakespeare club, enjoyed opera and classical music, was a ferocious reader of historical novels and old classics. He and Mary enjoyed spending time at their home in the colonial town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Gordon was well traveled and well liked. He will be missed by many friends. A Memorial Service will be held on January 28 at the Rolling Hills Country Club from 2 to 4 pm. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Jan. 18 to Jan. 20, 2014
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