Floyd La Vern Stewart ’43 of Greenwood Village, Colo., died on May 5, 2009. He was born in 1921 in Littleton, Colo. A member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at Mines, he graduated with a professional degree in petroleum engineering, and shortly thereafter married Dorothy Steward. Floyd served as an aviation engineering officer during World War II before beginning his career in the petroleum industry. He worked in the United States, South America, the North Sea, Iran, Italy, the Persian Gulf, Southeast Asia and Tunisia. Before starting his own consulting company in 1977, Floyd worked for Standard Oil of California, Pure Oil Company and Amoco International. He was a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a registered professional engineer in California, Texas and Colorado. Both of his sons and one daughter-in-law are Mines graduates: Collin ’72, MS ’77; Arthur ’75; and and Paula Fedec Stewart ’76, all of whom survive him. He is also survived by three grandsons and one great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by Dorothy in 2004.
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