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In Memory of Richard (Dick) Gowen

6 July 1935 to 12 November 2021

Richard GowenRichard (Dick) Gowen had been a member of IEEE for more than 60 years when he passed away on 12 November 2021. Known as a servant leader, he tirelessly dedicated his time, talent and treasure to making IEEE stronger and more productive. Throughout his years of service, he held numerous IEEE leadership roles including the IEEE Centennial President in 1984, 2005-2011 IEEE Foundation President, and Past Chair of the IEEE History Committee. In recognition of his many accomplishments, he was recognized as an IEEE-HKN Eminent member in 2002 and elected as President Emeritus of the IEEE Foundation in 2013.
Dick’s contributions to IEEE and IEEE Foundation were far-reaching, impactful and impossible to measure. Gifts can be made in Dick's memory to a variety of IEEE's philanthropic programs that were important to him.
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