Ira Skurnick
Ira Skurnick
Ira Skurnick
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Sunday
1
March

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Adams-Green Funeral Home
721 Elden St.
Herndon, Virginia, United States
703-437-1764
Sunday
1
March

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Adams-Green Funeral Home
721 Elden St
Herndon, Virginia, United States
Sunday
1
March

Interment

12:00 pm
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Chestnut Grove Cemetery
831 Dranesville Road
Herndon, Virginia, United States

Obituary of Ira David Skurnick

Dr. Ira David Skurnick, 78, of Oakton, Virginia passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday February 23, 2020. He was a career scientist, first with NASA and subsequently with the Department of Defense.  Most notable was his 24 -year career at DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) as a program manager where he funded cutting edge scientific research that supported the United States Military.

His many interests included nature & wildlife photography, dog training, pro & college sports, traveling, Irish music, but, most of all, his family. He was predeceased by his first wife Miriam Carol Skurnick. He is survived by his wife Elaine Skurnick of Oakton Virginia. , son & daughter- in- law  Shaw & Angie Skurnick  & grandchildren Zachary & Hannah Skurnick of Burke, VA.,   sister & brother-in-law Ellen & George Landauer of Merrick, NY., stepchildren Glen Colen of Alexandria, VA and Michele Colen of Malden, MA.

Funeral services will take place at 11:00 am on Sunday March 1st, 2020 at Adams-Green Funeral Home 721 Elden St. Herndon, VA 20170. Interment will follow at Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Herndon, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, or the Wounded Warrior Foundation.

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