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June 26, 1927 - June 6, 2013
Jules Isaac Schwartz passed away peacefully of pancreatic cancer on June 6, 2013. He was born on June 26, 1927 in Philadelphia to Isabel and Harry Schwartz, with his older brother Murray. He served in the army both in Korea and WWII. He received an MA in mathematics at Columbia University. He developed JOVIAL (Jules' Own Version of the International Algorithmic Language), the first computer software designed for use by the military. He designed and managed programs at RAND, System Development and Computer Science Corp. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marion Schwartz; his daughter and son-in-law Rochelle and Steve Hall; son and daughter-in-law Steve and Liz Schwartz; daughter and son-in-law Carolyn and Tom Krupa; and six grandchildren: Shana, Jacob and Kaeli Hall; Eli Schwartz; Justin and Allyson Krupa. We shall always remember him with love for his kindness and generosity. Donations may be made to Palisades Symphony, Kehillat Israel Pacific Palisades, or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on June 19, 2013
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