Stephen died on April 10, 2017. At K he earned his B.A. in physics and studied abroad in Muenster, Germany. Steve was a very dedicated and well respected hardware engineer in Silicon Valley. His career spanned 38 years in numerous high-tech companies. He retired as a hardware director at Juniper Networks in 2014. Steve understood the importance of connecting people at higher and higher rates of speed and felt lucky to have worked at companies that built global networks during the networking revolution. His work provided a small piece of the world of technology we have today.