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Memorial Tributes, Volume 11
the domestic and international VTOL community. Dick’s guidance and direction for technology development in the Army gave the United States a substantial lead in the rotorcraft field.
Dick is survived by his wife Venis Carlson; a son, Richard Carlson Jr., of Santa Cruz, California; two daughters, Judith Anderson of Eureka, California, and Jennifer Peterson of San Jose, California; and two grandchildren.