Mr. and Mrs. Chard, RIP
Parents of Dick Chard ’67.

 

Jane Moye Pritchard Chard waborn on Mar. 8, 1920 in Homer, Cortland County, New York.  She died on February. 21, 2006 in Fullerton, California.

Jane grew up in Altadena, CA and graduated from UC Berkeley. During World War Two, she served aan ensign in the  US Navy. She worked in youth employment. She was survived by 4 children and 5 grandchildren, 2 nieces and 3 nephews.

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Richard John (Dick) Chard, Jr was raised in Palo Alto, CA. He lived in Fullerton, CA for 55 years.

He graduated from Stanford in 1937 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. During World War Two, he was in the US Navy at Mare Island repairing ships returning from war. He retired as a Lt. Commander.

He was Disneyland's head electrical engineer when it first opened. Later he worked on the Apollo Space Program at North American Rockwell and then CF Braun on their nuclear power plants.

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Tommy Kerr 67' on August 24, 2016 at 6:08 PM said:

Hey Richard!.....Hope you are doing well. Remember when Penny and I used to come over to Steamboat Springs to visit you on my motorcycle?? You were an excellent chef at that great steak house! Drinkin those cranberry vodka pitchers!!!!Stayin the long weekend and fishin in the Yampa River........Good times brother!.....Take care, Tommy and Penny Kerr

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