Peter Weiss


Peter Weiss, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Chevy Chase, died on Oct. 19. He was 74. The son of Alex and Susan Weiss (both deceased), Peter graduated from Brush High School and later received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, a master of science degree, a master of business administration degree and a doctorate in computer science while attending Case Western Reserve University, Johns Hopkins University and George Washington University.

Peter held professional positions at Westinghouse in aerospace, creating software for airborne radar; Comsat, running its computer center and writing software to launch rockets; Arthur D. Little, in automation and IT problem-solving for the federal government; consulting; and as a professor at George Washington University and the University of Maryland. He taught master’s level courses in the computer and business fields.

Peter is survived by his wife of 33 years, Margaret Weiss (nee Rudy); children, Julie (Ben) Fine and Alexis Oksana Weiss; grandchildren, Sarah and Jake Fine; siblings, Bob (Cathy) Weiss of Solon and Rick (Sue) Weiss of Princeton, N.J.; nieces, Lisa Weiss, Gavrielle Weiss and Alexandra Rudy; nephew, Brian (Yang) Weiss; brother-in-law, John Alex Rudy; sister-in-law, Jeannette Rudy; and mother-in-law, Antoinette Rudy.

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