Obituary: Ken Ozawa

Ken Ozawa and wife“It is with great sadness I learned that longtime physics professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and friend of AAPT, Ken Ozawa, passed away March, 4, 2009. Ken worked very hard to help bring the Northern and Southern California Sections of AAPT together by hosting meetings at Cal Poly, many of which were very memorable. The national AAPT even hosted a summer meeting at Cal Poly once. He served not only as an officer of the Southern CA Section of AAPT, he also was the national President of AAPT. He was a very hard working and dedicated fellow and will be missed by all us in AAPT.”

— Paul Robinson, NCN AAPT

2 Replies to “Obituary: Ken Ozawa”

  1. It has been just over 3 months since my dad passed. I am still in disbelief that he is gone. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about him and miss him. But his memories, strength, pride, and love keep me and our family bound tightly. Thank you for acknowledging him. He LOVED his work, fellow physics friends, and students tremendously. You made every day of his life full and worth living to the fullest…


    Linda Ozawa Olds

  2. To the Ozawa family our hearts go out to you and your family for losing your father I had just heard of his passing he has been a longtime friend of my family the Kouvaris family back in the day when you used to practice Family Medicine on Florin Dr real sad to hear him go our hearts go out to you and your family he will be missed our sincere wishes and condolences to your whole family.

    Sincerely with heavy hearts the Kouvaris family.

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