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EDWARD R. BIGELOW (1937-2010) | in loving remembrance


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Edward B. Bigelow

Photographer, writer, musician, designer, tech historian, philosopher, husband, stepfather, grandfather, gourmand, caring citizen, genius computer guru, and friend

Kathryn Wilder’s obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle of Sunday, 22 August 2010

Edward Burr Bigelow — of Ha`iku, Maui and Palo Alto, California — died on August 11 at his California home. Bigelow was born in Chicago on May 21, 1937, and moved to the Bay Area with his family in the 1940s. A graduate of Indiana’s Purdue University, he traveled widely and served as an apprentice photographer in Munich before developing a successful career as a freelance photographer in the Bay Area, where he worked for Sunset Books and numerous Silicon Valley companies. Bigelow’s interest in energy conservation led to his appointment as Deputy Director of Pennsylvania’s Energy Council in the 1980s. In later years Bigelow became a professional computer consultant, and computer guru for family and friends …

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