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1934 Theodore 2021

Theodore Martin Meyers

January 8, 1934 — November 22, 2021

Theodore Martin Meyers was born on January 8, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio a son of the late Theodore and Ruth (Weitzel) Meyers. Raised in Cincinnati he was a graduate of St. Lawrence Latin School and St. Xavier High School. He attended Xavier University and later earned his Bachelor's from University of Detroit with a degree in electrical engineering. And while at University of Detroit it provided him with co-op work opportunities at both Philco and Burroughs. He earned his Master's degree from Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh.

Ted died on Monday, November 22, 2021 in Mount Auburn Hospital after an illness. He was 87.

Ted enjoyed a long career in the transit industry including the City of Philadelphia Transit Engineer, quality control consultant at the Budd Company during the construction of and order of rapid transit cars for the Philadelphia elevated railway as well as quality control consultant for the MBTA (MTA) for the installation of the Red Line Cars. He consulted for Fay Associates in Lexington, Massachusetts on numerous transit related jobs including fare-collection technology consultant for the new Muni Metro in San Francisco

He also chartered rail fan trips on trolley coaches and published a monthly newsletter about current transit topics entitled 'The Railway Review'.

Ted's interests in transit related activities included the computerization of the Atwell-Coffee catalog of Transit Tokens. He also had a keen interest and love of both jazz and classical music. He and his wife, Sara, treasured their time at their home in Saxtons River, Vermont.

In addition to his wife of 45 years, Sara B. (Brodine) Meyers, he leaves his daughter, Alexandra M. Meyers and her son, Olin Meyers of Hyde Park and Gloucester; his stepsons, Andrew Levy (Michele) and their son, Chase of Boston and Erik Levy (Jodi-Lynn) and their children, Bella, Maya and Cooper of Sudbury; nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Marie and siblings, Kenneth Meyers and Marilyn Schwarz.

Funeral services are private.

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