September 28, 1919 - July 14, 2019 Wallace was called July 14, 2019 to a place where sorrow and pain cannot follow. Now he is reunited forever with the love of his life, Ruth Job Erichsen. They were high school sweethearts, married soon after graduating from Mountain View High School and enjoyed 78 years together. A native of Mountain View, Wallace was the son of Walter Leith and Ethel Irene (Lawrence) Erichsen, he was born September 28, 1919. He was predeceased by his parents, his older brother Lawrence, and his younger sister, Dorothy. Wallace is survived by his four children, Wallace Jon, Jr (Carol) Erichsen, Susan Ruth (Gary) Stutheit, Miriam Martha (Chuck) Stansfield, and Thomas David(Janna) Erichsen. He also leaves seven grandchildren, Ellen Erichsen, Gregory Stutheit, Laura (Stutheit) McNamara, Ellen (Stutheit) Jackson, Stacy (Wilson) Woodruff, Tommy Erichsen, and Amy Erichsen, and eight great-grandchildren. Wallace graduated from Stanford in 1944, and taking a Master’s degree in 1947 in Metallurgical Engineering, then was employed by Joshua Hendy Ironworks which later became Westinghouse in Sunnyvale.