January 17, 1944 – January 10, 2021
Bob Lahey passed away on January 10th, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
He was born in Los Angeles, California, and lived most of his life in Pasadena, California. He attended San Rafael Elementary School, McKinley Junior High School, Pasadena High School and Pasadena City College. He then went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from UCLA and his Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from USC.
Bob worked for Lockheed Corporation in Burbank, California, for 10 years as an aeronautical engineer testing aircraft structures, such as the L1011 airplane and the Space Shuttle. Then, he worked for the MSC Software Corporation in Eagle Rock, California, for another 17 years. At MSC, he was a Software Development Engineer and later a team manager.