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BECKER, Horace W.
BECKER - Horace W. Rochester, NY, passed away on April 18, 2013 at age 89, predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Minnie Becker and sister, Betty Weit. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Gloria; devoted children, Lester (Joan) Becker, Steven (Wende) Becker, June Becker; grandchildren, Carrie, Katie, Eric, Aaron, Alex, Andrew and Avery; great grandchildren, Tyler, Peyton, Brady, Jorja & Carter; brother, Bruce Becker. Horace joined what is now Xerox Corporation in 1958 as chief engineer and led the team that took the Xerox 914, the world's first plain-paper copier, from development into the product engineering phase and manufacturing. At the time of his retirement in 1988, Horace was Vice President of Xerox Research and Development. He is a former member of the Fuji-Xerox Board of Directors. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) http://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR/Walk-NY/Chapter-WesternNewYork4424?px=1353608&pg=personal&fr_id=2195 in his memory. To leave a message of condolence, visit: www.BrightonMemorialChapel.com