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Paul J Malloy

Resident of Saratoga

Entered into a peaceful rest on April 16, 2010. He was born in Boston and grew up in Ohio. Following graduation from High school he joined the Army and was very proud to be a member of the 82nd airborne. He graduated from University of Dayton, Ohio with a Mechanical Engineering degree. Paul continued in Business at University of Scranton PA.

Paul had a long, distinguished career. He was employed by RCA for many years in several positions. Paul developed into their key troubleshooter and a turnaround expert. He was deployed to different RCA plant locations throughout the country in this key role. Paul advanced his career moving to Fairchild Corp. There he led the semiconductor chip manufacturing operations. It was Fairchild that brought Paul to California where he became one of the true pioneers of the Silicon Valley. He joined Atari at it's beginning and became President of the Atari Manufacturing Company. Paul was instrumental in the globalization of Atari and bringing it's video games and computers into households all over the world. Paul was renowned for his expertise in bringing new products to the market place. He was Advisor for many Silicon Valley startups. Paul joined Nellcor in its infancy to influence new innovation of medical instrumentation. As Vice President, Manufacturing and Operations, he produced the Pulse Oximeter, a product that has helped save many lives. Both of these ventures serve as the pinnacle to a truly remarkable career.

Paul and wife, Patricia, travelled extensively throughout the world during his career, and continued to enjoy their love of travel in their retirement. Among his favorite places was Ireland, where he was named Business Man of the Year by the IDA in 1983. On visits, he took time to connect with his Irish heritage

Paul was a great man with many achievements and a hero to his family and so many others. He took great pride in providing for his family. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia, and their six children Mary Margaret Baglioni (Peter), Joan Brooks (Robert), Michael Malloy (Linda), Patricia Anderson (David), Kathleen Grave (Kent), and John Malloy (Dee). He is survived by twelve grandchildren, Kate (Steve Osgood), Kelly Baglioni, Daniel, Kara and Matthew Brooks, Ryan and Lt. Brendan Malloy USMC, Shannon and Gregory Anderson, Ingemar and Caitlin Grave, and Samantha Malloy. Also survived by sister, Patricia Storey (Roger), brother William (Helen) and numerous nieces and nephews. And never to be forgotten, his pretty girl "Dazy." Preceded in death by parents, and sister Mary Irene Hilton.

Paul (Bud) created family memories that will forever be in our hearts.

Paul was a member of Sacred Heart Parish. The funeral mass will be held there on Wednesday, April 21st at 9:00 am. Private burial service will be held following the mass. Arrangements provided by ALAMEDA FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Saratoga, CA. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Paul's honor to St. Jude's Research Hospital.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 20, 2010
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