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Stanley Lenox

Stanley Lenox, 89, of Palo Alto, Calif., died Jan. 16, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, he had lived in West Orange, Livingston, and Atlanta before moving to Palo Alto more than 47 years ago.

Mr. Lenox worked as Township Engineer in Maplewood and later established Jet Stream Systems in Palo Alto.

He was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering (now NJIT), and received his MBA.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Italy.

After the death of his wife, Melva (Abramson), he took over the volunteer reading program she had created for the Palo Alto School District, and also tutored adults aiming to obtain their GED. He was also an active volunteer in local school districts wherever he resided and a fund-raiser for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and American Cancer Society.

He was a member of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange.

Predeceased by his wife, he is survived by three sons, Larry (Kate), Robert (Sharon), and Steven (Cindy); a sister, Marilyn Zirl of Livingston; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held Jan. 19. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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