Lewis H. Greenberg

Jan. 31, 2017

Lewis H. Greenberg (BS ’64, MS ’65, PhD ’70 ELEC EGR), East Lansing, died Jan. 16, 2017. He was 75.

He was born Jan. 9, 1942, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

He earned three degrees in electrical engineering at Michigan State University – a bachelor’s degree in 1964, a master’s degree in 1965, and a PhD in 1970.

He became a professor in computer science at MSU and advanced to serve as the director of operations of the MSU Computer Laboratory. His career spanned 35 years until his retirement in 2002.

During the onset of the computer age, he was instrumental in keeping MSU on the cutting edge of technology. His legacy at MSU continues with the creation of the Lewis H. Greenberg Endowment Fund supporting computer sciences.   

He and his wife, Maxine, were married on Sept. 1, 1963. She preceded him in death.

Surviving are his mother, Ruth Greenberg; two sisters, Clare (Milton) Small and Dina (Joel) Tenser; two children Charles (Kathleen) Greenberg, and Mark (Shawn) Greenberg; and three grandchildren, Kara, Danielle, and Chad Greenberg.

Funeral services were Jan. 20 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes in East Lansing. Memorials may be made the Lewis H. Greenberg Computer Sciences Endowment Fund, MSU University Advancement, 535 Chestnut Road, Room 300, East Lansing, MI 48823.

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