Memorial services for long-time consumer electronics executive Jerry Kalov will be held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. on Wednesday, April 6, at 11 a.m. CST, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
Kalov, who contributed his time to the CEA for years and was the first-ever recipient of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award, died on March 1 at the age of 69 after a long bout with leukemia (TWICE, March 7, p. 8).
A memorial tribute will be held at the hotel’s Forum Room with a reception following in the Rosemont Ballroom C&D. To R.S.V.P. call (703) 907-7604 by March 28 or e-mail [email protected]. The Hyatt Regency provides a complimentary shuttle service from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
For those who are staying overnight, a special rate of $143 is available until March 28 by calling the hotel directly at (847) 696-1234 and mentioning the Kalov memorial service.
Condolences can be sent to: Antje Kalov, P.O. Box 7275, Menlo Park, CA, 94026-7275. The family wishes any contributions to be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (www.leukemia-lymphoma.org) or writing directly to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4261, Pittsfield, MA, 01202.