Jeffrey Allan Koch

Jeffrey Allan Koch passed peacefully at his home in Livermore on May 2, 2019. Jeffrey was 54 years old.

Jeffrey was raised in West Bloomfield, Mich. He graduated from Michigan State University and moved to California for his postdoc at U.C. Davis. Jeff was a distinguished physicist working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for over 20 years, and for Missions Support and Test Services for over five years. He loved the outdoors, science, fencing, photography, astronomy, motorcycle racing, music, the ocean, the hottest of hot peppers, and playing guitar. Jeff was enthusiastic about life and loved to travel. Jeff leaves behind his wife Katherine, his sister Heidi, stepchildren Joshua and Jessica, and four grandchildren: Sebastian, Malaki, Hunter and Hudson.

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