Warren Otis "Bud" Furber

Profile Updated: June 14, 2024
Warren Otis
Address: Portland, OR USA
Spouse/Partner: Carol Elaine Woodward then Jane Elizabeth Lewellen (Grant)
Homepage: http://furber.us
Occupation: Electronics & Industrial Engineering, Business Owner; Retired
Children/Grandchildren: Katharine Grace Furber, born 1969 in MA; Steven Woodward Furber born 1972 in MA.; Katharine's kids: More… Miranda born 1995 in Portland OR; Madeline born 1997 in Salem, OR.
Steven' kids: Ilyas born 1996 in NM, currently in US Navy; Nuh born 1999 in Syria; Sumayah born 2003 in Syria; family in Malaysia. Hilary Ann Portia Grant (Teacher), married Aaron Smith; Hugh born 2009 & Griffin 2012, family in Australia; Andea Elizabeth Grant, RN, born 1980, Aspen born 2020.
Military Service: U.S Navy, Naval Air Squadron, VP-11, Aircrew  
Yes! Attending Reunion
Memories Before High School (neighborhood, elementary & jr high, etc.):

Before Ashley it was boarding schools, and/or with aunts & uncles in SC, GA, TN and NC. In boarding schools, ranging from 4th grade through 10th grade.

Special School Memories:

Home room, English and science, football games & parties, English and physics classes, making friends, dances, swimming, drive-in movies, drive-in eating places and work.

Since School...:

College, US Navy (Air), College, Bell Telephone Labs, Western Electric, Electro Scientific Industries, Tektronix and in business (Computer: Servers, PCs, Software & sustaining support) since July 1988.....Spent a year playing in college, joined the Navy... saw lots of water at 50 to 10,000 feet, from the maritime provinces of Canada to South America to as far east as Lebanon (snooping).... Married August 1965 in Bangor, Maine. After service Carol and I graduated from Gaston Tech, hired by Bell telephone Labs in North Andover, MA. I graduated in engineering from Merrimac College. Moved with family (2 kids) & car to Portland in 1974 for position with Electro Scientific Industries, esi, for 10 years. Then 5 years with Tektronix, worked on my MBA and in 1988 formed Furber Enterprises,LLC dba Specialized Computer Services, SCS; Furber Computer Solutions, FCS, formed in 2000. Carol died with cancer in 1993 (never met any of the grandchildren). Married Jane same year (we had known each other since 1976 from church); she brought her two girls. All our kids are college educated; Jane's two girls Andi lives in in Portland area, Hilary Ann is currently in Boolaroo, Australia; my daughter is in Salem, OR. My son has lived in Damascus, Syria; Cairo, Egypt; Aba Dubai, United Arab Emirate and now in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; he is a linguistic professional; written and translated many books and has lectured in several places in the world. Steven and his two youngest children are pursuing degrees; Steven seeking his PHD in Religion

Jane and I currently live in Portland OR 97229

Travels for visits: Blaise 3x, Fiji 2x, New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Italy, England, China, Vietnam and many areas within the US & Canada

Hobbies: Soccer Fan (Portland Timbers - MLS) Golf, Fly Fishing, sailing, Genealogy Research and reading

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Happy Birthday Otis Bud! I hope you are having a great Special Day!

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