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Richard Rue (B.S., Physics, 1961)


My wife and I are world travelers.

I enjoy skiing and photography. I have been restoring antique clocks, cameras, pianos, harpsichords, classical keyboards and church organs for forty years. I was a physics instructor in Ridgecrest, CA and at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. I was a physicist at Naval Warfare Center (NWC) -China Lake, CA. I am currently an optometrist in Banney Lake, WA. I have two patents at NWC related to guidance of drama aircraft. My favorite memory at the University was monitoring early passages of Sputnik, Graduation Day and passing advanced calculus.