Robert (Bob) S. Lahey | Obituary

January 17, 1944 – January 10, 2021

Robert (Bob) S. Lahey

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.

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LCHS Grad Tackling Tough Topics at UCLA Law Review

Photo courtesy Kathryn Hatch
Quemars Ahmed is the first Muslim law student at UCLA to earn the position as editor-in-chief at the UCLA Law Review.

“It is certainly an interesting time for lawyers,” Quemars Ahmed said. “Although maybe all times are interesting for lawyers?”
Ahmed, a 2009 La Cañada High School graduate, is the editor-in-chief of the UCLA Law Review, the nation’s 5th-ranked scholarly law journal. Known for being hard-working and cool-headed, the ever intellectually curious Ahmed is the first Muslim to lead the law school’s flagship journal since it began publishing in 1953.
“It means something to me only in the sense that it is representative of a larger phenomenon,” Ahmed said. “It’s a personal achievement, too, but … it does provide evidence of the fact that discrimination isn’t taking place [at UCLA] and it normalizes the relationships of other demographics in the law; I take that as a good thing.” Continue reading “LCHS Grad Tackling Tough Topics at UCLA Law Review”