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Russel Paul Wischow

Russell Paul Wischow, 85, of San Rafael, CA, passed away on Friday, December 4th at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, CA.
Russell was born on December 22, 1929, in Sentinel Butte, ND. He graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, and went on to earn a PhD in chemistry from Vanderbilt University. In 1977, Russell and his wife, Doris, moved from the Washington, DC, area to Tiburon, CA. After Doris' death in 2006, Russell moved to Smith Ranch Homes in San Rafael, CA.
Russell served as president and CEO of PG&E Operating Services until his retirement in 1991. A hobby in his middle age was woodworking. He made several exquisite pieces that he and Doris enjoyed for many years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris, and brother Donald. He is survived by his two sons Paul (Sandy) and Perry; four grandchildren, Katy (Desi) Wischow, Emily (Thor) Texdahl, Brett Wischow, and Madeline Wischow.

(Published December 16, 2015)

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