Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 06:06:47 :
Monday, January 29, 1973
EDWARD A. SCHULTZ, 61, DIES
Edward A. Schultz, longtime Army Corps of Engineers hydraulic model expert, died yesterday after collapsing at his Corte Madera home. He was 61.
Schultz was dead on arrival at Marin General Hospital, according to Keith C. Craig, coronerís investigator, who said death apparently was due to natural causes.
Schultz had directed all hydraulic delta modeling studies for the corpsí San Francisco district since 1958. At the time of his death he was conducting a study for the state of California in connection with the proposed peripheral canal around the Delta area.
Schultz was born in Chicago.
He joined the Corps of Engineers in Vicksburg, Miss. In 1934 after receiving a bachelor of science degree at the University of Illinois.
During his long career he directed modeling studies of the Panama Canal and the Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga. harbors.
He was the author of many scientific papers on hydraulic modeling and was a member of the National Tidal Hydraulic Committee, which includes scientists from major universities.
He is survived by his wife, Genevieve, of the family home at 447 Manzanita Avenue; three sons, Edward A. Schultz Jr. of Seattle, Wash., William H. Schultz of San Francisco and James T. Schultz of Vicksburg, Miss., and six daughters, Mary E. Fredette of San Ramon, Contra Costa Co.; Susan K. Camp of Richmond, Va., Clara F. Schultz of San Jose and Jane Anne, Alice F. and Brenda K. Schultz, all of Corte Madera.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Thursday at St. Paulís Catholic Church in Vicksburg. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery there.
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