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Dick Plaster Obituary

Submitted by: Dick Plaster (1957)

Dick Plaster, former student of FHU passed on June 24, 2015. He was born November 29, 1936. He attended Freed Hardeman College in Tennessee, where he met the love of his life Kay Williams. After graduating in electrical engineering from New Mexico A & M, his first job was with the Sperry, Utah Engineering firm. In Salt Lake City he worked for over 20 years for the United States Government across multiple divisions helping to develop the electrical panel for the Apache Helicopter and the F15 fighter jets. He later became an Electrical Engineer for McDonnell Aircraft, and a major accomplishment was his proprietary work on the Space Shuttle Gemini.