Leo Joseph Garbini, 90, passed away on November 17, 2017 in Colorado. Leo was born and raised in Gilroy, the son of Leo and Gemma Garbini.
Leo inherited his father’s love of flying. He enjoyed flying, and also building different types of aircraft, such as Gyro-Copters. He was proud to have served in the U.S. Army.
A lifelong interest in science led him to a career as a senior scientist at Varians where he was in the second wave of vacuum tube scientists. Later he was at C.P.I. Communications and Power Industries. He held several patents and retired at age 85.
Leo was a loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, and uncle. He will be remembered for his kindness, gentleness, and intelligence. He will be greatly missed by all.
He is interred in Half Moon Bay overlooking his beloved ocean.
The world was a better place with Leo in it. Now his journey in completed, and he is home.