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LEE GALLAHER

LEE E. GALLAHER Lee was born March 17, 1928 in Jamestown, New York. His father was Paul D. Gallaher, mother was Cathryn Aline Eastman Gallaher. He graduated from Falconer, New York High School in 1945. He served in the US Navy from 1945 through 1947, and again in 1951. He completed his BS & MS in Electrical Engineering from Case Institute of Technology. He retired after 30 years of service as a Department Head at Bell Telephone Laboratories. He was part of the Design Team that developed the first Hard Drive Disk Sectors. He held patents for first Cache Memory, Bubble Memories, Electronic Switching Systems, and several other patents with Bell Labs. He & wife, Jane, lived in Glen Ellyn from 1966-1986 and then moved to Seneca, South Carolina on Lake Keowee in 1986. He was active with the formation of Hospice of the Foothills, Habitat for Humanity and St. Mark Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Jane, of 62 years, sister, Jeanne Tooze, children, Paul, David and Karen, six grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 616 Quincy in Seneca, South Carolina at 1:00PM Friday, September 6, 2013. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Mark Church, Hospice of the Foothills or Habitat for Humanity of Seneca.



Published in Suburban Life Publications on Sept. 5, 2013
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