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BLUM, Richard J.

BLUM - Richard J. February 24, 2019. Born April 5, 1931, in Dansville, NY. He graduated from St. Patrick's Parochial School (1945) and Dansville Central High School (1949) and received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors from Union College, Schenectady, NY (1953) and his Masters of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (1955). He had a successful engineering career having worked for Sylvania Electronics, Bell Aircraft Corporation, and Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory. He resided in North Buffalo and was an avid Ham Radio enthusiast. He was an active parishioner at St. Margaret Parish, Buffalo, NY. He is survived by his brother James M. Blum (Janice); sister-in-law Lou Anna Blum, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Philip W. Blum and his parents James J. Blum and Josephine W. Blum. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11 AM at St. Margaret's Church, 1395 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo. Interment at Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville, NY. Share online condolences at

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