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Terry Merz ’62

Terry Merz ’62, July 1, 2001, in Palo Alto, California, of a heart attack while playing tennis. He entered the PhD program in Slavic linguistics at the University of Chicago and spent a year doing research in Yugoslavia on a Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship. He earned the PhD in 1970, and in 1971–72 did advanced research in Yugoslavia on a senior Fulbright. In 1980, he became a partner in Educational Catalysts, an educational consulting firm based in Palo Alto. In the late 1980s, he joined Educomp Systems in Mountain View, where he became president and CEO, and was later the president and CEO of Administrative Software Applications, a software development company in Mountain View. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, and his brothers.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2002

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