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Lee Stewart Read

LeeStewartReed OnlineLee Stewart Read, a Los Altos resident of 50 years, worked as an Electronics Technician at Lockheed for 40 years, and whose true love was creating beautiful jade, alabaster, etc., carvings, as well as his ongoing spectacular home garden, and sharing his knowledge, fruit and seeds with friends and family, was an active member of the Rare Fruit Society of San Jose as well as an astronomy enthusiast. He passed away on March 15th, at age 84.


Read, who attended Sequoia High School, served in the U.S. Coast Guard, and graduated from Lockheed’s Electronics Technician Training Program, married Barbara Dorothy Anderson Read in 1960, and they raised their three children together. He is preceded in death by his wife, as well as their son, David Curtis Read.

He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Read and Cate Read Hickman, as well as four grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent c/o Read, 221 Main St. #2022, Los Altos, CA 94022.

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