Brilliant scientist Concetto Richard Giuliano (Connie) passed away at 84 years of age in Kula, Maui, Hawaii on Sunday November 3, 2019.
Connie was predeceased by parents Gaetano and Frances Giuliano, Brother Sebastian Giuliano, and Wife Joanne DeForest Giuliano.
Connie is survived by life partner Tina Fein, brother Paul Giuliano (Joanna), son Richard Giuliano (Olivia), daughters Elaine Smith (Michael) and Diana Giuliano, stepdaughter Lynne Ordean (Rusty Baldwin), stepson John Ordean (Kelly), grandchildren, Alexandra LaMay (Michael), Emma Schraner, Sydney, Skyler and Cambria Ordean and great granddaughter Gracie Rose LaMay.
Connie was born in Massachusetts and raised in California by a close knit Sicilian Family. Connie graduated from University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude; California Institute of Technology, PhD in Chemical Physics.
He worked for Hughes Research Labs in Malibu, California as head of the optical physics department, instrumental in groundbreaking laser technology. Connie continued his accomplished career working for Textron Defense Systems, Maui, Hawaii and the Air Force Research Laboratory Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico in laser optics.
Connie enjoyed the outdoors, was fascinated with nature and science. He enjoyed hiking, music, cooking and loved life.