Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Douglas W. Ury of Copperopolis

   March 14, 1949 - May 18, 2018

    Douglas Ury passed away peacefully at home on May 18, 2018, in Copperopolis, with his
wife Suzanne by his side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer an pulmonary disease.

   Doug was born March 14, 1949 in Oakland, the son of Adrian and Esther Ury. He grew up in San Leandro and graduated from San Leandro High School, Chabot College and San Jose State University.

  He also served in the United State Navy.  Prior to moving to the Sierra Foothills in 2017, Doug lived in Menlo Park for 44 years, where he and his wife Suzanne married and raised their 2 children.

   Doug had a long an fulfilling career as an Electrical Engineer in Silicon Valley having worked for Raytheon, Fairchild, Memorex, National Semiconductor and Advantest.

   He was an avid reader and always known for his quick wit and wonderful sense of humor.

   He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Suzanne Klika Ury; their children Erin Nicole Ury of Watsonville an Timothy Colin Ury, United States Air Force (currently stationed in Ohio); brother Roger Ury of Gilbert, Arizona, as well as many nieces and nephews.

   He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Wilma Caughell.

   In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, St. Jude Children's Hospital, the Stanford Cancer Discovery Fund or Adventist Health of Sonora Hospice.

   A Celebration of Doug's Life will be held in September with details forthcoming. Doug will remain forever in our hearts.

   Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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