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|Monday November 29th, 1999|
Date: 11/29/99 10:45 PM|
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Maggie Ulrich)
John Ulrich, Active in San Jose Community, Dies at 58
John Clauss Ulrich, age 58, passed away November 18, 1999. A native of Shaker Heights, Ohio, where he was born October 15, 1941, Mr. Ulrich graduated from Shaker Heights High School where he was in the Electronics Club and a member of the marching band.
After high school, he attended Ohio State University for one year before moving to Southern California and graduating from the IEEE Institute with an Electronics Degree.
Through the years Mr. Ulrich also attended San Jose City College, San Jose State University, University of California Berkeley.
Pride in Work
In 1964, Mr. Ulrich adopted San Jose as his permanent home where he worked on the research and development of the first floppy disk and hard drive at IBM.
In 1972, he ventured into the field of real estate and in 1975 he started his own real estate consulting firm. Mr. Ulrich is listed in 1983 edition of Who's Who in Real Estate. Diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease in January of 1992, Mr. Ulrich closed his Real Estate practice that same year.
Active in Community
He also served on the League of California Cities Transportation Committee, City of San Jose Parking Advisory Committee, California Attorney General Task force on Environmental Quality, and the Improvement Committee of San Jose.
He won the Outstanding Service Award from the President's Citizens Community for his service from 1973 to 1974 and in 1972, he was nominated for the San Jose Jaycees San Jose Young-Man of the Year
John was also very involved in his community as an Elder at Christ United Presbyterian Church. Additionally, he worked with the church and city to facilitate the construction of the Handicapped Housing that is now there.
Preceded in death by his brother, Dan Ulrich of Phoenix, Ariziona, Mr. Ulrich is survived by wife Magdaline Ulrich, daughters Teresa Ulrich and Dulcey Branch, and step-mother Marion Adams Ulrich of Hudson, Ohio.
Mr. Ulrich's deceased parents were Attorney Myron W. (Doc) and Beatrice J. Handy-Ulrich of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Memorial Services for John Clauss Ulrich
Donations can be made in the name of John C. Ulrich to:
Alzheimers Activity Center
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