BYERS, Carol Ann
Born on June 29, 1938, in Illinois to Ralph Joseph and Elizabeth Keisling Byers, died on April 2, 2010, in Elk Grove, Calif., at the age of 71. Survived by sister Becky Geiswite and daughters Elizabeth Byers and Julia Gonzales. She graduated from University of Missouri, with a M.S. from Iowa State College in Electrical Engineering. She was employed as a civilian engineer for the U.S. Air Force, working on Project Scope Creek from 1976 to 1981. She then worked until retirement at NASA - Ames Research Center in Mountain View as a Senior Project Manager in information technology research. After retirement in 2001 she moved to the Sacramento area where she was active at Crocker Art Museum and Viewpoint Gallery and several genealogical organizations, teaching and consulting. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento at 2425 Sierra Blvd. Donations in her name may be made to the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento, 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95825, or a charity of your choice.
Published by The Sacramento Bee from May 2 to May 4, 2010.