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Alfred “Al” Eugene Riccomi

July 13, 1933 –
 September 19, 2022

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5 Thoughts on Alfred “Al” Eugene Riccomi
    Rochelle
    2 Oct 2022
    3:33pm

    Sorry for your Loss, Carolyn.

    Eugene (Gene) Helms
    2 Oct 2022
    6:03pm

    I will forever value the life and work of Al Riccomi. He was a rare good friend and a highly esteemed work colleague at Texas Instruments. He was truly recognized as an ultimate authority in his field. We worked together for many years, and were close friends when we didn’t. For many years after we both retired, we remained members of a monthly lunch group of TI retirees. Al, it was a good time we had together, and I won’t be forgetting it…Gene

    Dennis John Frailey
    3 Oct 2022
    5:29pm

    Al Riccomi played a major role in my career, from as far back as the early 1970’s when I was a new professor at SMU. He gave entertaining talks to my students on supercomputers, engaged in friendly debates with his competitors in the supercomputer business, and later played a significant role in getting an R&D contract for my students and me to develop an innovative compiler for the Advanced Scientific Computer.

    Later in my career, when I was working for Texas Instruments, I crossed paths with Al frequently, although we usually worked on different projects. We also worked together in support of the computing profession. In 1984, Al served with me on the program committee for the National Computer Conference, where he took on the challenge of presenting a technical session on how the predictions in George Orwell’s “1984” compared with the state of the computing world in 1984.

    Shortly after that, when my division of the company disbanded and I needed a new job, Al helped me make contact with the people who hired me based on his recommendation and enabled me to move on.

    Al was always there when I needed help or advice and I will miss him deeply.

    Lenore
    5 Oct 2022
    2:23pm

    Al sounds like a very special man, Carolyn.
    I send you and your family my sincere condolences.

    Tom Ferrio
    18 Oct 2022
    9:13am

    I was honored to work with Al at TI. He was a great guy to work with. I missed him when he left there and it’s very sad to hear of his passing.

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