Obituary: Edward Lee Aurich | SierraSun.com

Obituary: Edward Lee Aurich

Edward Lee Aurich departed this world on June 13, 2011 at the age of 59. Ed was the oldest of 5 children born to Stan and Bonnie Aurich. He was raised in Carmichael and then moved to the Bay Area during High School. Ed later returned to Sacramento where he attended American River College and graduated with a degree in electronics technology.

Ed was an electronics and computer wizard. He worked for years in California and Washington developing computer technology for medical ultrasound equipment. Ed took these skills to a higher level when he worked for an industrial laser company and helped to develop a patented process for using computer technology to monitor laser output energy. Ed received an inventorand#8217;s award for this work, and he eventually moved to Truckee where he began his own software consulting business.

Ed loved to snow ski, hike, camp, and sail. He loved to host a get together at his familyand#8217;s cabin in Strawberry where he would grill and then spend hours with friends and family after cooking some and#8220;roast beastand#8221; for everyone. Yosemite was one of his favorite places in his youth.

Ed is survived by his mother, his sisters Carrie, Janis, and Lisa, his brother Doug, numerous nieces and nephews, his former spouse Tomie, and a large group of good friends too numerous to name.

A celebration of Edand#8217;s life will be held in Auburn on July 16, 2011. Anyone wishing to attend should contact Carrie, Doug or Tomie.

and#8220;When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.and#8221; and#8212; Kahlil Gibran