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Early HP engineer Art Fong dies

Original post made on Jun 1, 2012

Arthur Fong, whose work in engineering helped grow a fledgling Hewlett-Packard Company into the world's largest technology company, died May 17 in Palo Alto. He was 92. A memorial celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, June 6.

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Posted by Chris Zaharias
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:32 pm

My condolences to Mr. Fong's family. There goes a great, great Palo Altan.


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Posted by Mac Clayton
a resident of Community Center
on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:40 am

Art was our next-door neighbor. A delightful, smart, funny man. Impish, I would even say. Our whole family will miss him.


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Posted by Met Him
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:30 am

I met Mr. Fong once. What a great person. A credit to his family and our area.


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Posted by thank you
a resident of College Terrace
on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:30 am

Thank you for this story. Mr. Fong was a brilliant, successful, generous, and unknown part of Silicon Valley history. Best wishes to the Fong family.


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Posted by TA
a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:14 pm

He is truly the pioneer Asian American in the valley. HP employee #6


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