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Melvin Jay Highstreet

May 8, 1929 ~ November 9, 2019 (age 90)

Tribute

Mel was born in San Francisco and lived in the Bay Area most of his life.  After graduation, he enlisted in the army and was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Upon return, he met his true love, Athena Megremis.  They were happily married for 54 years. 

Together they started their family In Sunnyvale, then in 1964 moving to San Jose where they lived for over 50 years.  Raising their children; Ken, Cray, Jim and Sandy.

His passion for science and technololgy drew him to a start-up company in Palo Alto named Hewlett Packard.   He was a dedicated and loyal employee for 29 years.

Mel was a very kind and gentle man who loved spending time with family & friends.  He especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren, Damien, Amanda, Melissa, and Julie.

In his last years, he lived at Pacific Gardens in Santa Clara.  He passed away peacefully at home, at the age of 90 years.  He will be missed, but not forgotten.

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Services

Memorial Service
Saturday
November 23, 2019

11:00 AM
Darling Fischer Chapel of the Hills
615 N. Santa Cruz Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Reception
Saturday
November 23, 2019

12:00 PM
Los Gatos Lodge
50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032

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