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Michael George Emery

November 18, 1949 ~ July 28, 2017 (age 67)
Michael George Emery passed away on Jun 28, 2017 after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma Cancer.

Michael was born to George and Marjorie Emery on November 18th, 1949 in Poughkeepsie, New York and migrated to Los Gatos in the 1957. He grew up locally and attended St. Mary’s School, St. Francis High School and Santa Clara University. Michael is survived by his loving wife Sue, four sisters, Lisa Patten, Ellen High, Megan and Jennifer Emery and two stepsons Dwight and Michael Cornwell and several nieces and nephews.

Michael’s passion was for radio and was an FCC-licensed engineer. He was one of the co-founders of KKUP-91.5FM community radio in 1972 that still serves the south bay today.

Michael was an original volunteer with the Los Gatos Disaster Aid Response Team where he spent many years supporting the community including during the Loma Prieta Earthquake.

He retired from IBM after 15 years of service.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate his Funeral Mass on July 5th, at 11am, Saint Lucy Parish 350 Winchester Blvd, Campbell

In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to KKUP Cupertino 91.5FM

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