(87) Of Glendale and Laguna Beach. Herb was born November 13, 1924 in
Herb graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. While at Northwestern, he worked as a lighting designer for their theatre program, illuminating
He served in the Navy during
After he retired from RCA, Herb and Nancy started boating, piloting their "CoastWatcher" in Predicted Log (Cruiser Navigation) races up and down the Southern California coast. In 1995, Herb won the National Predicted Log racing trophy, the NAI, held that year in Chicago. Herb was a member of Santa Monica Bay Power Fleet, Southern California Cruisers Association and North American Cruisers Association. He was also honored as "Yachtsman of the Year" by the Association of Santa Monica Bay Yacht Clubs in 2004. Herb, with his daughter Carolyn at the helm, competed in races to Catalina, Newport Beach, San Diego and Ensenada.Herb is survived by his daughter Carolyn Dover Bent, her husband Thomas Bent, MD and his granddaughter, Katie.