02:03 Jun-30-1998 Rolf Diederichs Director, Editor, Publisher, Internet, PHP MySQL NDT.net, Germany, Joined Nov 1998 602
Chris Fortunko 1949-1998
I have some bad news. Chris, passed away this weekend.
Colleagues: I regret to inform you that Chris Fortunko died of a heart attack on Saturday, June 27. Chris became sick on Monday June 15 while attending a scientific workshop in Monterey. On Friday June 19, his illness was diagnosed as a heart attack and he was given angioplasty on an emergency basis. He recovered enough to be released on Monday and returned to his home for recuperation. He appeared to be doing well and had many conversations with friends and coworkers. Early Saturday morning he suffered another heart attack and died while receiving emergency treatment.
We have received word on the memorial arrangement for Chris. The service will be held, Wednesday, July 1, 12-1:30 private viewing, 2:00 graveside service at the Pacific View Memorial Park, 3500 Pacific View Dr., Corona del Mar, California, 92625. Telephone 949-644-2700.
If you have questions, please contact Anne Reidy, National Institute of Standards and Technology, at (303) 497-3251.