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Philadelphia, PA born, ROGER BERNARD LOWE, died October 29,2012 at his home in Arlington, VA. He was born on November 25, 1941 to newspaperman, Herman Lowe and Florence Lowe. Never one to miss a compelling story, Roger rode home from the hospital with the news of the Pearl Harbor invasion playing on the car radio.
Shortly after Pearl Harbor, the family moved to Washington, DC, where Roger grew up and earned a degree from American University. He served his country in the Army as a military policeman stationed in Germany.
Roger worked for the Department of Agriculture, Rural Electrification Administration, where he championed efforts to bring desperately needed electrical power to rural America. A gentle and energetic man of many ecclectic pursuits,Roger was a former president and board member of Washington's Hexagon Theater Company, a supporter of the Virginia Scottish Games, a president and longtime director of his condominium association and a lifelong Redskins fan.
Roger is survived by his sister, Lesley Israel; nephew, Sandy Israel; in-laws, Fred Israel and Muriel Ives; loving grand nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Friday, November 2, 11 a.m. at JOSEPH GAWLER'S SONS, 5130 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20016. Interment will follow at Oxford Cemetery, Talbot County, MD at 3 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to Lesley and Fred Israel, PO Box 69, Royal Oak, MD 21662.

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Published in The Washington Post from Nov. 1 to Nov. 2, 2012
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