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Douglas W. Ury
March 14, 1949-May 18, 2018
Copperopolis, California

Douglas Ury passed away peacefully at home on May 18, 2018 in Copperopolis, California with his wife Suzanne by his side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer and pulmonary disease.Doug was born on March 14, 1949, in Oakland, California, 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 States Navy. Prior to moving to the Sierra Foothills in 2017, Doug lived in Menlo Park, California for 44 years where he and his wife Suzanne married and raised their 2 children. Doug had a long and 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 and 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.

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