Roger K. Strong

March 31, 2014

Roger K. Strong (BS Mech Egr ’49) of Farmington, Conn., died March 25, 2014. He was 89.

He spent most of his early life in Michigan and enlisted in the Navy seeking to become a fighter pilot after he graduated from high school in the 1940s. He and his two brothers all served in the U.S. military during World War II.

Strong returned to Michigan after pilot training and attended Michigan State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1949.