Roy William Kessmann
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Roy William Kessmann known around the world as the Father of Intelligent Traffic Systems died in a Webster, Texas hospital October 18, 2021 after a courageous battle against Pulmonary Fibrosis and Parkinson's Disease. Roy loved life, golf, his work at NASA, and his design plus development of Intelligent Transportation Systems for US Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration that took him all around the world.
He leaves behind his wife, Patti (Patricia Hyde Horwitz Kessmann), daughters Dr. Jennifer Kessmann MD, Dr. Sara Lewandowski PhD, Julie Curtis, and 6 grandchildren. A sincere thanks to Dr. Sandeep Gupta, Dr. Joseph Prince, Dr. J. Cantu, Guy Nelson PA, Dr. Robin Armstrong, and Dru Abrego PA for your care.
Private funeral services are being held at Forest Park East Funeral Home and Cemetery; condolences can be left at www.forestparkeast-fhc.com. Donations in his memory can be made to the American Lung Association or the American Parkinson's Disease Foundation.