the death of Dana James
Salamone, 53, president of Salamone Turbo Engineering in Houston.
of complications from a kidney ailment May 27, 2004 at a hospital in
Dana James Salamone was born in Warsaw, N.Y., and moved to the
Washington area as a child . He
graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield and received a
bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1974 and a master’s
degree in applied mechanics in 1977 from the University of Virginia.
He received another master’s degree in business
administration, from Houston Baptist University in 1984.
He was a fifth-degree black belt in Shorin-Ryn
Shorinkan karate. He
studied in Okinawa in 1996.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Rene Jarrendt Salamone
of Houston; his parents, Sam and Jo Salamone of Woodbridge; two
brothers, Mark Salamone of Vienna and Chris Salamone of Dumfries; and
a sister, Dana Kirtley of Manasas.