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Richard P. Schulz

December 10, 1936 — May 29, 2024


Richard P. Schulz


Richard P. Schulz, 87 of Haverford, PA passed away May 29th 2024. He was born December 10th, 1936, in Scranton, PA.  He was married to the late Barbara ‘Bobby’ Schulz (nee Lovegrove) and is survived by his children Mark V. Schulz of Wayne, PA and Lisa Wagner (nee Schulz) and grandson Bennett James Wagner of Huntington, NY.


Mr. Schulz graduated from Lehigh University (Bethlehem PA) with degrees in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering in 1959, and Union College (Schenectady, NY) with a Masters in Science in 1966.    He served in the US Army from 1959 to 1960, and as a reservist until 1967.


He was a longtime engineer specializing in power systems analysis.  He started working for General Electric in Schenectady NY in 1959 and joined American Electric Power in Columbus OH in 1987.  He retired in 2000 and started his own consulting firm.   


Mr. Schulz was a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and chaired several committees.  He has authored or co-authored over 40 papers in IEEE, CIGRE, EEI, the American Power Conference and other professional journals.  He has also authored or co-authored another 11 Department of Energy reports.


Outside of work, he was an avid sailor, racing Olympic-class Snipes in Schenectady and Columbus.   Along with his wife, he was an active member of the Presbyterian Church- Union Presbyterian in Schenectady and St Andrews in Columbus.  


Services and Interment Private.


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