GREENBELT, MD – Family and friends mourn Edward Odhiambo Owuor who passed away on the evening of November 29, 2022 after a valiant battle with kidney failure.
Edward "Ted" was a brilliant and innovative Software Engineer having earned his Computer Network Engineering degree at Bowie State University and later attended the University of Maryland. Ted was an early innovator in futuristic automation software and forged new frontier in designing and building computers with operational capacities enhanced beyond conventional industry standards.
Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Edward attended the prestigious Hill School Eldoret located in Kenya's Rift Valley where he excelled in intellect and leadership. In the United States he attended St. Andrews-Sewanee School in Tennessee where he completed high school school and was a star soccer player.
A fiercely independent individual, Edward faced the challenges life brought with courage, forging ahead with unflagging hope even after he was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2012.
Edward lived a clean and disciplined life, keeping his mind sharp and caring for those around him. He was a devoted and enthusiastic fan of the NASA program and enjoyed tracking the creation, launch, and discoveries made by the NASA Rovers Spirit &Opportunity's exploraton of the planet Mars.
As chief software engineer at Ken’s Photo Imaging, LLC, his innovations outpaced competitors and helped make Ken’s Photo Imaging the leading photo imaging and digital event company in the region. His legacy lives on in new technologies he developed, in the young people he trained, and the lasting partnership he had with his beloved uncle, Kenneth Agwa, the owner and CEO of Ken's Photo Imaging.
Edward is survived by his mother Beldina Auma, his stepfather Oliver Litondo, and his younger siblings Dr. Catherine Adoyo, Grace Jibril, and Zack Ikem Arah who love him and will miss him very dearly.
Edward's farewell funeral service will be on Friday December 23, 2022 from 3pm to 5pm at the Beall Funeral Home in Bowie, MD - 6512 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20715