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gus maier epHENRY "GUS" C. MAIER - January 15, 1952 to May 29, 2011

Gus Maier passed away unexpectedly and peacefully. He was 59 years old.

A native of San Diego, his parents were Laurence and Elizabeth (Schneider) Maier. They were a navy family and they traveled and lived in many places.

Gus graduated from Mission Bay High School in 1970 then immediately enlisted in the navy. He served as a Corpsman with the fleet Marines in Vietnam, then on surface ships and submarines. He retired as a senior chief in 1992 after 22 years of service.

Following his military career he studied computer science and earned bachelors and masters degrees. He spent the next 14 years working for San Diego Unified School District in network systems and media support.

He loved woodworking, music, movies, reading, photography, scuba diving, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Deanne, two children, Jennifer (Michael) Brimley and Pamela (Samuel) Dunn; and two grandchildren David Maier and Alyssa Brimley.

An honor ceremony will be held for him Wednesday, June 15 at 9 a.m. at Ft Rosecrans National Cemetary.

 

Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on June 13, 2011

 

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