April 10, 1963
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD
Richard Kaye Fisher, 29, spent his childhood in New York, where he attended local schools in Whitestone, Long Island. He was graduated with high scholastic honors in 1952, from Bayside High School. During his school years, Richard was a key member of the swimming team, and president of Phi Alpha Sigma Fraternity.
In the fall of 1953 he enlisted in the U. S. Army and trained as a radio operator. While at Fort Benning, Ga., he started his college education by taking night courses at the University of Georgia.
After 2 years of active duty Richard returned to New York, and enrolled in City College of New York. In 1957, he transferred to the University of New Hampshire, where he completed his studies and was graduated with a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering in June 1960.
Following a year of teaching, Richard accepted a position with the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in the Design Section as a test engineer.
In addition to his wife, the former Margaret Ann Schurman of Conway, N. H., he is survived by two children; Terry Ann and Roger Kaye. He also leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kaye Fisher, of Long Island, N.Y.; a sister Beverly Fisher, and a married sister, Mrs. Karen Fisher Weller of Whitestone, N.Y.