Jack L. Noble

June 21st, 1932March 6th, 2015

Jack L. Noble, age 82, passed from this world peacefully on the night of March 6, 2015 at Exempla Good Samaritan Hospital in Lafayette Colorado.  Jack was born on June 21, 1932 to Boughton Noble and Leona Reese Noble of Lafayette, Colorado.  Except for the time Jack served in the Navy, he lived his entire life in Colorado.  Jack grew up in Lafayette during the area’s mining boom.  Jack survived polio as a young man and went on to enter the Navy in 1951.  He served on the USS Essex during the Korean war.  He later spent time in port in San Diego helping to care for new born and pre-mature babies on the Naval base.  Jack attended both Colorado State and CU Boulder after his time in the service and completed his formal education with a masters in mathematics.  On December 30, 1959, he married Darlene M. Steinbaugh of Louisville, Colorado.  Jack began his professional career in Boulder with the National Bureau of Standards (now NIST).  He worked on various projects which included studying radio wave propagation on the moon.  He went on to teach himself computer programming, using punch cards, on some of the first computers available.  He later joined NOAA where he wrote software to manage personnel and internal information.   He retired in 1994 and enjoyed a quiet life in Lafayette.  Jack was a quiet, caring, intelligent man who enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, reading and spending time with his family.  He will be dearly missed.  He is survived by his wife Darlene, only son John and his spouse Jamie along with three beautiful grand children, Abigail, Ava and Zachary. Contributions in Jack’s honor may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) or the Rocky Mountain Scottish Terrier Rescue (www.RockyMountainScottieRescue.org).

Services

Only private family services are planned at this time.  Jack will be laid to rest in Green Mountain cemetery in Boulder.

Contributions in Jack’s honor may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) or the Rocky Mountain Scottish Terrier Rescue (www.RockyMountainScottieRescue.org).

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