Dr Richard Warner, 75, of Port Monmouth, died at home on December 26, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He served in the United States Army from 1968-1972, stationed in Turkey and Ethiopia, and received an honorable discharge as a Specialist 5th class. He was deeply proud of his service, and felt a lifelong kinship with others who had served. Dr Warner received his PhD in linguistics in 1979 with a dissertation of distinction, and went on to teach at Colorado State University, later becoming a Fulbright scholar in Poland. He went on to pioneer work in object oriented analysis and design, ending his professional time as a data architect in New Jersey. He had a particular passion for music, and sang with the Shrewsbury Chorale for over 25 years, including a memorable performance at Carnegie Hall.
His is survived by his loving daughter, Elisabeth Warner, granddaughter Emma Nell Warner-Mesnard, his long term partner, and her children, all of whom he loved very much.
Services will be private at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle New Jersey Veterans' Cemetery
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