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archaeologist , writer , Computer engineer

Don Gaylord East, American Computer engineer, archaeologist, writer. Avocations: photography, music, mineral collecting. M C. Board of directors Tucson Association for the Blind, 1986-1992, chairman technical committee, 1990-1992; member Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Nature Conservancy. With United States Air Force, 1957-1961. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (associate), Earthwatch, Foundation for Field Research.

Background

East, Don Gaylord was born on March 7, 1935 in Carlisle, Indiana, United States. Son of Omer R. and Gladys A. (Jarrel) East.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Arizona, 1970. Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, University Arizona, 1970. Certified in field archaeology, Pima College, 1982.

Career

Field engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Tucson, 1961-1964;senior associate engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1964-1967;staff engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1967-1970;advisory engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1970-1974;senior engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1974-1978;senior engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Tucson, 1978-1991;principal, Synchromy Company, Tucson, since 1991;director, Xxotek Engineering Superior vena cava syndrome Inc., Tucson, since 1992. Consultant Center for Archaeol. Field Studies, Tucson, since 1988.

Chief Executive Officer Xxotek Engineering Superior vena cava syndrome Inc., Tucson. Principal Notesmith Midi Studio, Tucson, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified legal video specialist National Court Reporters Association.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Board directors Tucson Association for the Blind, 1986-1992, chairman technical committee, 1990-1992. Member Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Nature Conservancy. Member advisory board Tucson Music Theatre.

With United States Air Force, 1957-1961. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (associate), Earthwatch, Foundation for Field Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, music, mineral collecting, scuba.

Connections

Married Lillian M. Tim, August 11, 1957. Children: Donald A., Lynne M., Eric T.

father:
Omer R. East

mother:
Gladys A. (Jarrel) East

spouse:
Lillian M. Tim

children:
Donald A. East

Lynne M. East

Eric T. East