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Dr. James D. Gilchrist

Dr. James D. Gilchrist passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012 surrounded by his wife and children. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and earned his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Manitoba. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota and started his career at Honeywell in Minneapolis. He moved to California in 1968 to begin work with The Aerospace Corporation. He retired as Vice President, Technology Operations, Engineering and Technology Group. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Doris; his sons, Jeff (Sonja), David; daughter, Sharon, and granddaughters, Kayla, Brianna, and Sydney. After retiring, Jim pursued his interests in woodworking, pottery, music, and bridge. He also enjoyed spending time at the beach and tide pools with both his children and grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012, 5:15 pm at the Interpretive Center in Rancho Palos Verdes. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from June 8 to June 10, 2012
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