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Kenneth Wayne Ellett was born December 14th 1938 and lived throughout the south west and California as a boy. He attended grade school in Glendale California and later transferred to Cal Poly where he got his college degree in engineering. During his stay at Cal Poly and was one of the founding members of the KX Fraternity.

 

After graduating from Cal Poly he had a short tour in the US Army where he worked on the Red Eye Missile System in Huntsville Alabama. He worked for a short time with SCI in Huntsville after the military then transferred to California where he was involved in sales in the electronics industry.

 

One of the companies he worked for Gaiser Tools where he sold his first Capillary for the Semiconductor Industry. After Gaiser Tools he joined Small Precision Tools where he took management positions as General Manager of the California Facility. He was then transferred to worldwide marketing where he set up offices in Singapore, China, Malaysia, Korea, and the Philippines.

 

He was a well known pioneer in the Asian Semiconductor Market. He held many patents for manufacturing of Capillaries and wrote books for the industry on their use.

 

In 2003 he retired in the Philippines where he set up a commercial fishing business as well as did some consulting for Pulse Technology Inc, a high tech engineering services company set up by his son.

 

On November 17th of 2010 Kenneth passed away of a Heart Attack at home with his family. He was 71 years old. He left a son Kenneth Ellett II, Daughter in Law, Joy Ellett, Grand Children Cyrinne Ellett, Carla Ellett, Aja Ellett, and Allen Ellett. He was a company and people grower, a mentor, a father, a grandfather and a friend to many. He will be missed.